A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported Near Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16359244. Id of event: ak16359244. The temblor was reported at 18:36:36 / 6:36 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/07/17 / 2017-07-21 18:36:36 / July 21, 2017 @ 6:36 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 29.7 km (18 miles). Exact location, longitude 173.7563° East, latitude 52.3952° North, depth = 29.7 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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