A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 48 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (30 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17595802, us2000c33a. Id of event: us2000c33a. Exact location of earthquake, -170.3972° West, 52.2317° North, depth 35 km. The temblor was detected at 12:36:24 / 12:36 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/12/17 / 2017-12-07 23:36:24 / December 7, 2017 @ 11:36 pm UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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