A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 60 km N of Provideniya, Russia (37 miles) on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 15:55:07 / 3:55 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/12/17 / 2017-12-18 03:55:07 / December 18, 2017 @ 3:55 am. Exact location, longitude -173.1987° West, latitude 64.927° North, depth = 8.1 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17625223. Id of event: ak17625223. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.1 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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