A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 73 km S of Shemya Island, Alaska (45 miles) on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15698993. Unique identifier: ak15698993. The temblor was detected at 13:37:54 / 1:37 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.4 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 12.4 km, 174.2849° East, 52.067° North. Global time and date of event 02/04/17 / 2017-04-02 01:37:54 / April 2, 2017 @ 1:37 am UTC/GMT.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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