A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 26 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (16 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:19:53 / 8:19 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak12525029. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12525029. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 77.9 km (48 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -174.0286 West, latitude 51.9855 North, depth = 77.9 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/01/16 / 2016-01-26 18:19:53 / January 26, 2016 @ 6:19 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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