A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 39 km SE of Adak, Alaska (24 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/02/17 / 2017-02-16 04:00:12 / February 16, 2017 @ 4:00 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 44.6 km (28 miles). Unique identifier: ak15276744. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15276744. The temblor was picked up at 18:00:12 / 6:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -176.239° West, latitude 51.6382° North, depth = 44.6 km.
Every 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 two, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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