A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 110 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (68 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 179.4242 East, latitude 50.8915 North, depth = 48.8 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak12322793. Unique identifier: ak12322793. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.8 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:26:30 / 2:26 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/12/15 / 2015-12-28 14:26:30 / December 28, 2015 @ 2:26 pm.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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