A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 68 km SSE of Amukta Island, Alaska (42 miles) on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us20007z1y. Event ids that are associated: ak14676735, us20007z1y. Exact location of event, depth 36.63 km, -170.8004° West, 51.9456° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.63 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 09:15:35 / 9:15 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/12/16 / 2016-12-03 20:15:35 / December 3, 2016 @ 8:15 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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