A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 113 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (70 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:56:22 / 1:56 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000c2r5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17699649, us1000c2r5. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/12/17 / 2017-12-27 13:56:22 / December 27, 2017 @ 1:56 pm. Exact location, longitude -175.0794° West, latitude 51.3372° North, depth = 12.95 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.95 km (8 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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