A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported Unimak Island region, Alaska (0 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -164.3374 West, latitude 53.2779 North, depth = 8 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:25:41 / 6:25 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/03/17 / 2017-03-24 18:25:41 / March 24, 2017 @ 6:25 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak15630962. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15630962. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 three, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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