A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 49 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (30 miles) on Tuesday. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:39:34 / 5:39 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak15491274. Event ids that are associated: ak15491274. The epicenter was at a depth of 18 km (11 miles). Global time and date of event 14/03/17 / 2017-03-14 17:39:34 / March 14, 2017 @ 5:39 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -173.8455 West, latitude 51.8098 North, depth = 18 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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