A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 70 km SE of Adak, Alaska (43 miles). Global time and date of event 27/02/16 / 2016-02-27 00:17:02 / February 27, 2016 @ 12:17 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak12891090. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12891090. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.0467 West, latitude 51.3688 North, depth = 25.1 km. The temblor was picked up at 12:17:02 / 12:17 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.1 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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