A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 77 km SSE of Akutan, Alaska (48 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 12:21:07 / 12:21 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.5 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 51.5 km, -165.1607° West, 53.5382° North. Event id: ak12492431. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12492431. Global time and date of event 23/01/16 / 2016-01-23 23:21:07 / January 23, 2016 @ 11:21 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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