A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 37 km SSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (23 miles). Global time and date of event 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 12:53:30 / May 14, 2017 @ 12:53 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 7.9 km, -179.3319° West, 50.9521° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.9 km (5 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:53:30 / 12:53 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak16032653. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16032653.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days four hundred and twenty-nine, in the past 30 days four hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirty-nine 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.
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