A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported Unimak Island region, Alaska (0 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.8 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/04/16 / 2016-04-14 03:23:43 / April 14, 2016 @ 3:23 am. The temblor was picked up at 03:23:43 / 3:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -164.7171 West, latitude 53.5744 North, depth = 41.8 km. Id of earthquake: ak13434174. Event ids that are associated: ak13434174.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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