A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 50 km NW of Cape Yakataga, Alaska (31 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:58:54 / 8:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -143.1164° West, latitude 60.3622° North, depth = 6.3 km. Global time and date of event 04/07/17 / 2017-07-04 05:58:54 / July 4, 2017 @ 5:58 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.3 km (4 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16253839. Unique identifier: ak16253839.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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