A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 82 km ESE of Adak, Alaska (51 miles) on Monday. The temblor was detected at 21:45:44 / 9:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -175.6449° West, latitude 51.49° North, depth = 25.6 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.6 km (16 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15178962. Unique identifier: ak15178962. Global time and date of event 31/01/17 / 2017-01-31 09:45:44 / January 31, 2017 @ 9:45 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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