A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 56 km SE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (35 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.4664 West, latitude 50.9616 North, depth = 35.69 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/08/17 / 2017-08-09 22:01:06 / August 9, 2017 @ 10:01 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.69 km (22 miles). The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:01:06 / 10:01 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a6ns, ak16490244. Id of event: us2000a6ns.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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