A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 52 km NE of Atka, Alaska (32 miles). Unique identifier: ak13914171. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13914171. Exact location of earthquake, -173.6346° West, 52.5131° North, depth 243.2 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 243.2 km (151 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/08/16 / 2016-08-23 10:08:12 / August 23, 2016 @ 10:08 am. The temblor was reported at 22:08:12 / 10:08 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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