A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 70 km ESE of Atka, Alaska (43 miles) on Sunday. Id of earthquake: ak17238408. Event ids that are associated: ak17238408. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 41.5 km (26 miles). Exact location, longitude -173.2834° West, latitude 51.9174° North, depth = 41.5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/11/17 / 2017-11-12 21:47:33 / November 12, 2017 @ 9:47 pm. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:47:33 / 11:47 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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