A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 49 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (30 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.63 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us10008ubh. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16108048, us10008ubh. The temblor was detected at 16:38:18 / 4:38 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 23/05/17 / 2017-05-23 02:38:18 / May 23, 2017 @ 2:38 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -178.4236° West, latitude 51.3872° North, depth = 9.63 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days five hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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