A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 89 km S of Atka, Alaska (55 miles) on Saturday. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:02:56 / 6:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -174.3689° West, 51.396° North, depth 20.5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/05/16 / 2016-05-01 06:02:56 / May 1, 2016 @ 6:02 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.5 km (13 miles). Event id: us10005eeg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13506379, us10005eeg.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-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.
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