A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 32 km SSE of Amukta Island, Alaska (20 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 18:01:29 / 6:01 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/10/17 / 2017-10-26 05:01:29 / October 26, 2017 @ 5:01 am. Event id: us1000aytw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17124472, us1000aytw. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.1 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -171.0129° West, latitude 52.2412° North, depth = 25.1 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two 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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