A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Unimak Island region, Alaska (0 miles). Unique identifier: ak12710967. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12710967. Exact location of event, longitude -163.7506 West, latitude 53.864 North, depth = 54 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54 km (34 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:29:49 / 8:29 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/02/16 / 2016-02-05 20:29:49 / February 5, 2016 @ 8:29 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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