A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 60 km ENE of Adak, Alaska (37 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 84.3 km (52 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20004xwh, ak12546499. Unique identifier: us20004xwh. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -175.8123 West, latitude 52.0227 North, depth = 84.3 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/01/16 / 2016-01-28 18:09:58 / January 28, 2016 @ 6:09 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:09:58 / 8:09 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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