A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 54 km SW of Adak, Alaska (34 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.0996 West, latitude 51.4697 North, depth = 48 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/04/16 / 2016-04-16 14:46:34 / April 16, 2016 @ 2:46 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 48 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak13458795. Event ids that are associated: ak13458795. The temblor was picked up at 05:46:34 / 5:46 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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