A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 126 km SSE of Unalaska, Alaska (78 miles). Id of earthquake: us10005g4y. Event ids that are associated: ak13537242, us10005g4y. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.61 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -165.6285° West, latitude 52.8749° North, depth = 12.61 km. The temblor was detected at 00:51:40 / 12:51 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/05/16 / 2016-05-09 11:51:40 / May 9, 2016 @ 11:51 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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