A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 181 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (112 miles). Exact location, longitude -173.342° West, latitude 50.6572° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 18:30:46 / 6:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/09/17 / 2017-09-24 06:30:46 / September 24, 2017 @ 6:30 am. Event id: us2000aw49. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16935377, us2000aw49.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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