A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 72 km E of Atka, Alaska (45 miles) on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 21/03/18 / 2018-03-21 15:02:11 / March 21, 2018 @ 3:02 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -173.1509° West, latitude 52.0991° North, depth = 128.7 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 128.7 km (80 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18721887. Id of event: ak18721887. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:02:11 / 5:02 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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