A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/02/17 / 2017-02-18 16:51:02 / February 18, 2017 @ 4:51 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 47.9 km (30 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:51:02 / 4:51 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15298628. Id of event: ak15298628. Exact location, longitude -168.2988° West, latitude 52.9647° North, depth = 47.9 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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