A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 17 km E of Glennallen, Alaska (11 miles). Exact location, longitude -145.2196° West, latitude 62.1351° North, depth = 15.6 km. Unique identifier: ak12285040. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12285040. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.6 km (10 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/12/15 / 2015-12-18 08:34:52 / December 18, 2015 @ 8:34 am. The temblor was detected at 23:34:52 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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