A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 72 km ENE of Atka, Alaska (45 miles). Exact location of event, depth 237.5 km, -173.1578° West, 52.3222° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/11/17 / 2017-11-25 11:30:03 / November 25, 2017 @ 11:30 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 237.5 km (148 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak17389660. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17389660. The temblor was picked up at 23:30:03 / 11:30 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten 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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