A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 96 km SW of Atka, Alaska (60 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.5 km (19 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -175.1243 West, latitude 51.5468 North, depth = 30.5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak021261va52. Id of event: ak021261va52. The temblor was picked up at 19:50:07 / 7:50 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/02/21 / 2021-02-16 19:50:07 / February 16, 2021 @ 7:50 pm.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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