A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 42 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (26 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 37.4 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak16850780. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16850780. Exact location, longitude -170.5209° West, latitude 52.2648° North, depth = 37.4 km. The temblor was reported at 08:37:32 / 8:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/09/17 / 2017-09-12 19:37:32 / September 12, 2017 @ 7:37 pm UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-two 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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