A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 202 km SSW of Kiska Volcano, Alaska (126 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 176.7228 East, latitude 50.3635 North, depth = 16 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:54:25 / 1:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/08/17 / 2017-08-07 13:54:25 / August 7, 2017 @ 1:54 pm. Id of earthquake: ak16467728. Event ids that are associated: ak16467728.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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