A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 69 km SW of Sand Point, Alaska (43 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/02/16 / 2016-02-28 16:08:04 / February 28, 2016 @ 4:08 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 79.7 km (50 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:08:04 / 5:08 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12908265. Id of event: ak12908265. Exact location of earthquake, -161.321° West, 54.9208° North, depth 79.7 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 69 km SW of Sand Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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