A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 67 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (42 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16683350. Id of event: ak16683350. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/08/17 / 2017-08-26 08:31:25 / August 26, 2017 @ 8:31 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.6 km (16 miles). The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:31:25 / 9:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -169.0629 West, latitude 52.3402 North, depth = 25.6 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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