A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Alaska Peninsula (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak14167074. Unique identifier: ak14167074. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:48:53 / 2:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -161.6515 West, latitude 54.3861 North, depth = 14.5 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 14.5 km (9 miles). Global time and date of event 04/10/16 / 2016-10-04 02:48:53 / October 4, 2016 @ 2:48 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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