A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 60 km NNE of Yakutat, Alaska (37 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -139.4458 West, latitude 60.0687 North, depth = 18.5 km. The temblor was reported at 07:33:00 / 7:33 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16586971, us2000a9y3. Unique identifier: us2000a9y3. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/08/17 / 2017-08-20 16:33:00 / August 20, 2017 @ 4:33 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.5 km (11 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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