A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 164 km NNW of Tuktoyaktuk, Canada (102 miles). Exact location of event, depth 15.9 km, -134.8327° West, 70.7919° North. The temblor was picked up at 18:23:58 / 6:23 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.9 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 25/08/17 / 2017-08-25 03:23:58 / August 25, 2017 @ 3:23 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000agdx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16774134, us2000agdx.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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