A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/03/17 / 2017-03-15 22:26:17 / March 15, 2017 @ 10:26 pm. The temblor was picked up at 22:26:17 / 10:26 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15501485. Id of event: ak15501485. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.1 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 178.983° East, latitude 51.1662° North, depth = 15.1 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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