A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:35:49 / 7:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -169.0244 West, latitude 52.4695 North, depth = 25.6 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/08/17 / 2017-08-09 19:35:49 / August 9, 2017 @ 7:35 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.6 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak16489957. Event ids that are associated: ak16489957.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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