A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 159 km S of False Pass, Alaska (99 miles). Exact location, longitude -163.5312° West, latitude 53.4221° North, depth = 18.2 km. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:41:54 / 12:41 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 05/12/15 / 2015-12-05 11:41:54 / December 5, 2015 @ 11:41 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.2 km (11 miles). Id of earthquake: ak12130611. Event ids that are associated: ak12130611.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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