A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 102 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (63 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 18:52:32 / 6:52 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 12.4 km (8 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/12/15 / 2015-12-18 06:52:32 / December 18, 2015 @ 6:52 am. Exact location of event, depth 12.4 km, -173.771° West, 51.314° North. Id of earthquake: us10004886. Event ids that are associated: ak12284901, us10004886.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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