A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 40 km SSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (25 miles) on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16032653, us10008x9z. Id of event: us10008x9z. Exact location of event, longitude -179.3637 West, latitude 50.9397 North, depth = 9.21 km. The temblor was detected at 00:53:29 / 12:53 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 12:53:29 / May 14, 2017 @ 12:53 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.21 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days four hundred and fourty, in the past 30 days four hundred and sixty-eight and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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