A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 88 km SE of Atka, Alaska (55 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/10/16 / 2016-10-31 04:42:22 / October 31, 2016 @ 4:42 am. Exact location of earthquake, -173.4587° West, 51.5451° North, depth 32.7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.7 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us100073dg. Ids that are associated to the event: ak14287678, us100073dg. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:42:22 / 4:42 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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