A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 127 km W of Attu Station, Alaska (79 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/08/17 / 2017-08-23 14:31:34 / August 23, 2017 @ 2:31 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 01:31:34 / 1:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 171.3175 East, latitude 53.0394 North, depth = 23.24 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 23.24 km (14 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000abru. Id of event: us2000abru.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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