A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 14 km SSE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (9 miles) on Friday. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:27:42 / 6:27 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak16557824. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16557824. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.059 West, latitude 51.1364 North, depth = 25.6 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/08/17 / 2017-08-18 16:27:42 / August 18, 2017 @ 4:27 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.6 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days six hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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