A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 198 km SSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska (123 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -160.4428 West, latitude 53.0823 North, depth = 11.7 km. Global time and date of event 20/09/17 / 2017-09-20 07:31:20 / September 20, 2017 @ 7:31 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 20:31:20 / 8:31 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16903651. Id of event: ak16903651. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.7 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 fifteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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