A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 69 km ESE of Atka, Alaska (43 miles) on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: ak15450669. Event ids that are associated: ak15450669. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/03/17 / 2017-03-01 14:01:20 / March 1, 2017 @ 2:01 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -173.2806° West, 51.942° North, depth 54.7 km. The temblor was reported at 04:01:20 / 4:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54.7 km (34 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixteen 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 earthquakes in the world.
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