A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 44 km S of Amukta Island, Alaska (27 miles) on Monday. Global time and date of event 01/08/17 / 2017-08-01 03:58:46 / August 1, 2017 @ 3:58 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.6 km (16 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -171.1604° West, 52.0904° North, depth 25.6 km. Unique identifier: ak16392603. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16392603. The temblor was detected at 16:58:46 / 4:58 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days ninety-six 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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