A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 87 km S of Atka, Alaska (54 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18 km (11 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/03/16 / 2016-03-13 07:21:18 / March 13, 2016 @ 7:21 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -173.988° West, latitude 51.42° North, depth = 18 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:21:18 / 7:21 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20005afc. Event ids that are associated: us20005afc, ak12971617.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-eight, in the last 10 days ninety-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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