A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 67 km SSW of Amukta Island, Alaska (42 miles) on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20104371, us1000g9lc. Id of event: us1000g9lc. Exact location, longitude -171.589° West, latitude 51.9162° North, depth = 36.58 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/08/18 / 2018-08-08 22:16:02 / August 8, 2018 @ 10:16 pm. The temblor was detected at 11:16:02 / 11:16 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.58 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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