A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 96 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (60 miles). The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:42:32 / 10:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -173.7896° West, latitude 51.3686° North, depth = 17.5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.5 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak12988555, us20005acl. Unique identifier: us20005acl. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/03/16 / 2016-03-12 22:42:32 / March 12, 2016 @ 10:42 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety, in the last 10 days ninety-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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