A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 106 km SE of Atka, Alaska (66 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 13:59:29 / 1:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 28.8 km, -173.0086° West, 51.5847° North. Id of earthquake: ak14006760. Event ids that are associated: ak14006760. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/09/16 / 2016-09-16 01:59:29 / September 16, 2016 @ 1:59 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 28.8 km (18 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-four 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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