A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 138 km S of Yakutat, Alaska (86 miles) on Friday. Id of earthquake: us10004quw. Event ids that are associated: ak12856372, us10004quw. Exact location of event, longitude -139.2728 West, latitude 58.3254 North, depth = 16.95 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/02/16 / 2016-02-12 13:05:57 / February 12, 2016 @ 1:05 pm. The temblor was reported at 04:05:57 / 4:05 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16.95 km (11 miles).
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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirteen 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.
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