A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 199 km WNW of Sitka, Alaska (124 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.5 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/10/15 / 2015-10-05 01:26:26 / October 5, 2015 @ 1:26 am. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:26:26 / 4:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -138.5576° West, latitude 57.4346° North, depth = 29.5 km. Event id: ak11730916. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak11730916.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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