A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 84 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (52 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -153.3309 West, latitude 59.7049 North, depth = 105.8 km. Id of earthquake: ak16639084. Event ids that are associated: ak16639084. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/08/17 / 2017-08-23 17:21:03 / August 23, 2017 @ 5:21 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 105.8 km (66 miles). The temblor was reported at 08:21:03 / 8:21 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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