A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, Unimak Island region, Alaska (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -164.2615° West, 53.8899° North, depth 47.1 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.1 km (29 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/09/15 / 2015-09-22 13:48:22 / September 22, 2015 @ 1:48 pm. Unique identifier: ak11719805. Ids that are associated to the event: ak11719805. The temblor was picked up at 13:48:22 / 1:48 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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