A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 55 km E of Atka, Alaska (34 miles). Global time and date of event 11/08/16 / 2016-08-11 13:24:45 / August 11, 2016 @ 1:24 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 221.2 km (137 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13840271, us10006g53. Id of event: us10006g53. The temblor was picked up at 04:24:45 / 4:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -173.3885° West, latitude 52.2032° North, depth = 221.2 km.
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 eight, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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