A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Unimak Island region, Alaska (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38.6 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -163.2134° West, latitude 53.5675° North, depth = 38.6 km. Unique identifier: ak15272110. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15272110. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:55:41 / 12:55 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/02/17 / 2017-02-15 12:55:41 / February 15, 2017 @ 12:55 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-four 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.
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