A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 17.6 km (11 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:59:40 / 4:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 178.9721 East, latitude 51.2186 North, depth = 17.6 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/08/17 / 2017-08-23 04:59:40 / August 23, 2017 @ 4:59 am. Unique identifier: ak16629798. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16629798.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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