A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 68 km S of Atka, Alaska (42 miles) on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us20005cwj. Event ids that are associated: ak13015655, us20005cwj. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:28:34 / 10:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 32.09 km, -174.3327° West, 51.5894° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 32.09 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 20/03/16 / 2016-03-20 10:28:34 / March 20, 2016 @ 10:28 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days eighty-three, in the past 30 days eighty-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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