A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 20 km NNE of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (12 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 21:10:18 / 9:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 179.6746° East, latitude 52.1272° North, depth = 189 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 189 km (117 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/08/17 / 2017-08-30 07:10:18 / August 30, 2017 @ 7:10 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak16748008. Event ids that are associated: ak16748008.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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