A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 36 km NW of Atka, Alaska (22 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20021997. Id of event: ak20021997. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/08/18 / 2018-08-07 14:51:11 / August 7, 2018 @ 2:51 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 225.3 km (140 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 04:51:11 / 4:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.5884 West, latitude 52.4261 North, depth = 225.3 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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