A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 157 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska (98 miles). Id of earthquake: us20004y9t. Event ids that are associated: ak12592724, us20004y9t. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/01/16 / 2016-01-31 12:52:19 / January 31, 2016 @ 12:52 pm. The temblor was reported at 01:52:19 / 1:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 41.6 km, -163.7197° West, 53.4167° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.6 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight 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.
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