A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 113 km SE of Atka, Alaska (70 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 14:44:00 / 2:44 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18797385, us1000dabv. Id of event: us1000dabv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -173.0396° West, 51.4698° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/03/18 / 2018-03-28 02:44:00 / March 28, 2018 @ 2:44 am.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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