A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 67 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (42 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 03:46:20 / 3:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 53.99 km, 178.8972° East, 51.3967° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 13:46:20 / May 12, 2020 @ 1:46 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53.99 km (34 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak020646hp2s, us70009igd. Unique identifier: us70009igd.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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