A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes Bering Strait (0 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/03/17 / 2017-03-24 19:55:26 / March 24, 2017 @ 7:55 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.4 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15644686. Unique identifier: ak15644686. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -167.1812 West, latitude 67.7006 North, depth = 17.4 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:55:26 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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