A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 146 km S of False Pass, Alaska (91 miles) on Saturday. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:39:45 / 10:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -163.4968° West, latitude 53.5347° North, depth = 38.1 km. Unique identifier: ak14034727. Ids that are associated to the event: ak14034727. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/09/16 / 2016-09-24 21:39:45 / September 24, 2016 @ 9:39 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.1 km (24 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 one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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