A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 280 km SSE of Middleton Island, Alaska (174 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/12/16 / 2016-12-20 00:17:08 / December 20, 2016 @ 12:17 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:17:08 / 2:17 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak14772171. Event ids that are associated: ak14772171. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -145.1817 West, latitude 56.9881 North, depth = 12 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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