A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 17 km ESE of Atka, Alaska (11 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000adzy. Event ids that are associated: ak16581276, us2000adzy. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65.59 km (41 miles). Exact location of event, depth 65.59 km, -173.9767° West, 52.1211° North. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:05:25 / 4:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/08/17 / 2017-08-20 02:05:25 / August 20, 2017 @ 2:05 am.
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 four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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