A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 21 km SSW of Manley Hot Springs, Alaska (13 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 09:27:47 / 9:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.7562 West, latitude 64.8147 North, depth = 22.7 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/08/17 / 2017-08-12 18:27:47 / August 12, 2017 @ 6:27 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16506178. Unique identifier: ak16506178. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22.7 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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