A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 86 km ENE of Atka, Alaska (53 miles) on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16426726. Unique identifier: ak16426726. The temblor was picked up at 20:30:18 / 8:30 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 213.3 km (133 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -172.969 West, latitude 52.3672 North, depth = 213.3 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/07/17 / 2017-07-16 08:30:18 / July 16, 2017 @ 8:30 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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