A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 5 km N of Atka, Alaska (3 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.5 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:19:16 / 11:19 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/08/18 / 2018-08-14 21:19:16 / August 14, 2018 @ 9:19 pm. Event id: ak20103424. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20103424. Exact location, longitude -174.1863° West, latitude 52.2434° North, depth = 9.5 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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