A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 111 km S of Atka, Alaska (69 miles). Global time and date of event 19/03/16 / 2016-03-19 06:38:52 / March 19, 2016 @ 6:38 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -174.0711° West, latitude 51.2° North, depth = 22.4 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 22.4 km (14 miles). Id of earthquake: us20005d0z. Event ids that are associated: us20005d0z, ak13003484. The temblor was picked up at 18:38:52 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-five, in the last 10 days ninety-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and one and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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