A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes Unimak Island region, Alaska (0 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 11:34:41 / 11:34 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/04/17 / 2017-04-22 11:34:41 / April 22, 2017 @ 11:34 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15798240. Id of event: ak15798240. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -164.2499 West, latitude 54.1554 North, depth = 15.9 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.9 km (10 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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