A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 88 km ESE of Adak, Alaska (55 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:06:13 / 8:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/12/15 / 2015-12-27 20:06:13 / December 27, 2015 @ 8:06 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.2 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak12315857, us10004aj4. Unique identifier: us10004aj4. Exact location of event, depth 50.2 km, -175.491° West, 51.553° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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