A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12856509. Id of event: ak12856509. Exact location of event, depth 158.7 km, -175.5273° West, 51.9322° North. The temblor was picked up at 01:28:25 / 1:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/02/16 / 2016-02-19 01:28:25 / February 19, 2016 @ 1:28 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 158.7 km (99 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and nine 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.
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