A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Alaska Peninsula (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/08/17 / 2017-08-04 06:45:43 / August 4, 2017 @ 6:45 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.4 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -161.626° West, 54.3593° North, depth 10.4 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:45:43 / 6:45 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16430887. Unique identifier: ak16430887.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-two 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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