A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 83 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (52 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 18.9 km, -173.9407° West, 51.4632° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.9 km (12 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:49:09 / 3:49 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak18500581. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18500581. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/02/18 / 2018-02-23 15:49:09 / February 23, 2018 @ 3:49 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six 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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