A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Monday. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:44:35 / 1:44 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak12842916. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12842916. Exact location of earthquake, 178.4025° East, 51.8375° North, depth 101 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 101 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/02/16 / 2016-02-08 01:44:35 / February 8, 2016 @ 1:44 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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