A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 52 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (32 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.8 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/03/17 / 2017-03-08 00:02:38 / March 8, 2017 @ 12:02 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15462145. Unique identifier: ak15462145. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -170.4213 West, latitude 52.1885 North, depth = 22.8 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:02:38 / 1:02 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-one 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 52 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska.
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