A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 69 km NW of Atka, Alaska (43 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -174.7969 West, latitude 52.7018 North, depth = 171.3 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/02/17 / 2017-02-12 15:01:08 / February 12, 2017 @ 3:01 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 171.3 km (106 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak15290773. Event ids that are associated: ak15290773. The temblor was detected at 03:01:08 / 3:01 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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