A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 92 km SE of Cold Bay, Alaska (57 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.64 km (19 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -161.703 West, latitude 54.6014 North, depth = 30.64 km. The temblor was reported at 13:20:47 / 1:20 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20004ve9. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12487735, us20004ve9. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/01/16 / 2016-01-23 00:20:47 / January 23, 2016 @ 12:20 am.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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