A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/03/17 / 2017-03-15 22:30:49 / March 15, 2017 @ 10:30 pm. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:30:49 / 10:30 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.5 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 179.0117° East, 51.1495° North, depth 18.5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15501492. Id of event: ak15501492.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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