A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/08/18 / 2018-08-17 03:53:47 / August 17, 2018 @ 3:53 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20107491. Id of event: ak20107491. Exact location, longitude -169.3539° West, latitude 52.0787° North, depth = 26 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 03:53:47 / 3:53 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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