A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 98 km SW of Atka, Alaska (61 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -175.2758° West, 51.6056° North, depth 25 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/12/15 / 2015-12-22 15:07:46 / December 22, 2015 @ 3:07 pm. The temblor was reported at 03:07:46 / 3:07 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us100048x2. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12293336, us100048x2.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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