A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 255 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska (158 miles) on Thursday. Id of earthquake: ak16653665. Event ids that are associated: ak16653665. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/08/17 / 2017-08-24 17:18:35 / August 24, 2017 @ 5:18 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -162.6276° West, 52.6032° North, depth 11.9 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:18:35 / 6:18 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.9 km (7 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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