A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 115 km SE of Cold Bay, Alaska (71 miles) on Friday. The temblor was detected at 00:48:17 / 12:48 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.3 km (8 miles). Exact location, longitude -161.4612° West, latitude 54.4435° North, depth = 13.3 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/12/16 / 2016-12-16 11:48:17 / December 16, 2016 @ 11:48 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak14738387. Ids that are associated to the event: ak14738387.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-eight 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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