A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 176 km ENE of Noatak, Alaska (109 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). Event id: ak12967174. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12967174. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:53:04 / 11:53 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/03/16 / 2016-03-10 08:53:04 / March 10, 2016 @ 8:53 am. Exact location of event, longitude -159.2295 West, latitude 68.2942 North, depth = 15 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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