A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 38 km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (24 miles) on Tuesday. Unique identifier: ak12458193. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12458193. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/01/16 / 2016-01-12 19:40:00 / January 12, 2016 @ 7:40 pm. Exact location of event, depth 36.5 km, -170.2627° West, 52.4155° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.5 km (23 miles). The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:40:00 / 8:40 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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