A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 51 km S of Adak, Alaska (32 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:50:04 / 10:50 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/08/17 / 2017-08-08 22:50:04 / August 8, 2017 @ 10:50 pm. Exact location, longitude -176.5241° West, latitude 51.4269° North, depth = 29.4 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 29.4 km (18 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16488556. Unique identifier: ak16488556.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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