A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 59 km SE of Buldir Island, Alaska (37 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.7 km (3 miles). The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:29:28 / 4:29 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak13888118. Event ids that are associated: ak13888118. Global time and date of event 30/08/16 / 2016-08-30 16:29:28 / August 30, 2016 @ 4:29 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 176.4118 East, latitude 51.91 North, depth = 4.7 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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