A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 65 km NNW of Atka, Alaska (40 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:56:28 / 10:56 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17829559, us1000c1wa. Id of event: us1000c1wa. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/01/18 / 2018-01-02 22:56:28 / January 2, 2018 @ 10:56 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.6678 West, latitude 52.7119 North, depth = 216.4 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 216.4 km (134 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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