A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 20 km SW of Atka, Alaska (12 miles) on Monday. Unique identifier: ak16821026. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16821026. Exact location of earthquake, -174.4164° West, 52.0655° North, depth 215.4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 215.4 km (134 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/09/17 / 2017-09-12 08:26:07 / September 12, 2017 @ 8:26 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 22:26:07 / 10:26 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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