A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 47 km SSE of Adak, Alaska (29 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:32:48 / 7:32 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/02/17 / 2017-02-20 19:32:48 / February 20, 2017 @ 7:32 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -176.4253 West, latitude 51.4769 North, depth = 37.05 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15316008, us100086w4. Unique identifier: us100086w4. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.05 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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