A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 30 km S of Amatignak Island, Alaska (19 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/04/17 / 2017-04-08 01:56:54 / April 8, 2017 @ 1:56 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak15703981. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15703981. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.3 km (8 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -179.0405° West, 50.9916° North, depth 13.3 km. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:56:54 / 1:56 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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