A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 87 km S of Larsen Bay, Alaska (54 miles). The temblor was detected at 05:41:44 / 5:41 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.4 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, depth 5.4 km, -153.7168° West, 56.765° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16504851. Id of event: ak16504851. Global time and date of event 12/08/17 / 2017-08-12 14:41:44 / August 12, 2017 @ 2:41 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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