A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 41 km WSW of Amukta Island, Alaska (25 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 119 km (74 miles). Exact location, longitude -171.7924° West, latitude 52.3153° North, depth = 119 km. Id of earthquake: ak18073751. Event ids that are associated: ak18073751. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:40:23 / 11:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/01/18 / 2018-01-16 22:40:23 / January 16, 2018 @ 10:40 pm.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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