A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 78 km SE of Atka, Alaska (48 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 10:21:48 / 10:21 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us20005ccz. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12987669, us20005ccz. Global time and date of event 16/03/16 / 2016-03-16 22:21:48 / March 16, 2016 @ 10:21 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -173.5452 West, latitude 51.6196 North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-two, in the last 10 days eighty-two, in the past 30 days eighty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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