A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Unique identifier: ak12686461. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12686461. Exact location of event, depth 101.5 km, -176.009° West, 52.0963° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 101.5 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:48:41 / 1:48 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/02/16 / 2016-02-05 01:48:41 / February 5, 2016 @ 1:48 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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