A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 37 km ESE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (23 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/09/16 / 2016-09-11 00:33:38 / September 11, 2016 @ 12:33 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 45.3 km, -178.6077° West, 51.1536° North. The temblor was detected at 12:33:38 / 12:33 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak13932964. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13932964. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 45.3 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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