A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 56 km ESE of Atka, Alaska (35 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 62.65 km (39 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/01/16 / 2016-01-16 17:52:04 / January 16, 2016 @ 5:52 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 62.65 km, -173.4339° West, 52.0139° North. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:52:04 / 7:52 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10004f2u. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12462980, us10004f2u.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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