A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 25 km SE of Atka, Alaska (16 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59.8 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16581276. Unique identifier: ak16581276. Exact location, longitude -173.9162° West, latitude 52.0431° North, depth = 59.8 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/08/17 / 2017-08-20 02:05:24 / August 20, 2017 @ 2:05 am. The temblor was reported at 16:05:24 / 4:05 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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