A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 81 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (50 miles) on Friday. Global time and date of event 18/03/16 / 2016-03-18 13:34:01 / March 18, 2016 @ 1:34 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us20005awc. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12997258, us20005awc. The epicenter was at a depth of 40.91 km (25 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:34:01 / 1:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -173.5892° West, latitude 51.5734° North, depth = 40.91 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days seventy-nine, in the past 30 days eighty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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