A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 93 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (58 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.6 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:36:22 / 2:36 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/05/19 / 2019-05-22 14:36:22 / May 22, 2019 @ 2:36 pm. Unique identifier: us70003t98. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0196j2v45o, us70003t98. Exact location of earthquake, -174.8478° West, 51.4538° North, depth 40.6 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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