A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 125 km NNE of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (78 miles) on Monday. Event id: ak12487690. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12487690. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/01/16 / 2016-01-17 14:40:20 / January 17, 2016 @ 2:40 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.4 km (21 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.9761 East, latitude 53.0517 North, depth = 34.4 km. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:40:20 / 2:40 am (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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