A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 89 km ESE of Atka, Alaska (55 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.0798 West, latitude 51.7916 North, depth = 183.6 km. The temblor was detected at 09:24:45 / 9:24 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 183.6 km (114 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14005110. Id of event: ak14005110. Global time and date of event 13/09/16 / 2016-09-13 21:24:45 / September 13, 2016 @ 9:24 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-one 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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