A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 57 km W of Atka, Alaska (35 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -175.0382 West, latitude 52.2242 North, depth = 137.3 km. The temblor was detected at 13:42:19 / 1:42 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 137.3 km (85 miles). Global time and date of event 21/02/16 / 2016-02-21 23:42:19 / February 21, 2016 @ 11:42 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak12863465. Unique identifier: ak12863465.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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