A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 14 km E of Atka, Alaska (9 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:35:33 / 10:35 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 31/05/17 / 2017-05-31 20:35:33 / May 31, 2017 @ 8:35 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.9953 West, latitude 52.1938 North, depth = 72.9 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16150661. Id of event: ak16150661. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 72.9 km (45 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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