A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 68 km S of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (42 miles) on Sunday. Unique identifier: us2000ae08. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16585085, us2000ae08. The temblor was picked up at 02:28:35 / 2:28 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30.2 km (19 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/08/17 / 2017-08-20 12:28:35 / August 20, 2017 @ 12:28 pm. Exact location of event, depth 30.2 km, 179.452° East, 51.3437° North.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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