A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 95 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (59 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 05:16:14 / 5:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 27.7 km, -174.7832° West, 51.4221° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15279993, us20008llz. Id of event: us20008llz. The epicenter was at a depth of 27.7 km (17 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/02/17 / 2017-02-16 17:16:14 / February 16, 2017 @ 5:16 pm UTC/GMT.
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 sixteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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