A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 100 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (62 miles). Exact location, longitude -170.3261° West, latitude 51.7605° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 08:51:38 / 8:51 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008tek. Id of event: us10008tek. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/05/17 / 2017-05-18 19:51:38 / May 18, 2017 @ 7:51 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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