A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 79 km SE of Atka, Alaska (49 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:03:09 / 5:03 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak14772460. Ids that are associated to the event: ak14772460. Exact location of event, longitude -173.3153 West, latitude 51.7311 North, depth = 9.8 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.8 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/12/16 / 2016-12-20 05:03:09 / December 20, 2016 @ 5:03 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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