A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 5 km SSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (3 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.2 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak16856030. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16856030. The temblor was reported at 02:46:30 / 2:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.1381 West, latitude 51.2155 North, depth = 7.2 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/09/17 / 2017-09-19 12:46:30 / September 19, 2017 @ 12:46 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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