A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 20 km (12 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/05/16 / 2016-05-12 13:03:59 / May 12, 2016 @ 1:03 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 13:03:59 / 1:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 175.3694 East, latitude 51.4611 North, depth = 20 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak13591765. Unique identifier: ak13591765.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 twenty-four 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.
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