A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 100 km SE of Atka, Alaska (62 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -173.2242 West, latitude 51.5263 North, depth = 16.1 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:03:08 / 5:03 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15311866, us20008kug. Unique identifier: us20008kug. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.1 km (10 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/02/17 / 2017-02-19 05:03:08 / February 19, 2017 @ 5:03 am.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and eleven 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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