A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 46 km SW of Cantwell, Alaska (29 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude -149.7217 West, latitude 63.1541 North, depth = 91.3 km. Id of earthquake: ak12793796. Event ids that are associated: ak12793796. Global time and date of event 10/02/16 / 2016-02-10 02:10:50 / February 10, 2016 @ 2:10 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 91.3 km (57 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:10:50 / 5:10 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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