A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 64 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (40 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 136.4 km (85 miles). Event id: ak14734973. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14734973. The temblor was picked up at 06:47:38 / 6:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -165.1023 West, latitude 53.7096 North, depth = 136.4 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/12/16 / 2016-12-15 17:47:38 / December 15, 2016 @ 5:47 pm.
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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