A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 33 km WNW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (21 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 50.6 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:33:01 / 9:33 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/08/17 / 2017-08-11 09:33:01 / August 11, 2017 @ 9:33 am. Exact location of event, longitude -179.56 West, latitude 51.361 North, depth = 50.6 km. Event id: ak16495701. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16495701.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty-three 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.
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