A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 35 km NW of Atka, Alaska (22 miles). The temblor was picked up at 05:33:01 / 5:33 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak0206atr4wz. Event ids that are associated: ak0206atr4wz. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 15:33:01 / May 16, 2020 @ 3:33 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 195.6 km (122 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.5967 West, latitude 52.3997 North, depth = 195.6 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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