A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 63 km NNE of Adak, Alaska (39 miles). The temblor was reported at 20:23:28 / 8:23 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 170.3 km (106 miles). Exact location, longitude -176.2101° West, latitude 52.3847° North, depth = 170.3 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak11738501. Unique identifier: ak11738501. Global time and date of event 13/10/15 / 2015-10-13 08:23:28 / October 13, 2015 @ 8:23 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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