A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 60 km NNE of Yakutat, Alaska (37 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:08:38 / 8:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 1.1 km, -139.4372° West, 60.0673° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/02/16 / 2016-02-21 05:08:38 / February 21, 2016 @ 5:08 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.1 km (1 miles). Event id: ak12861331. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12861331.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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