A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 47 km E of Sand Point, Alaska (29 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.4 km (3 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:12:19 / 9:12 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/03/16 / 2016-03-17 05:12:19 / March 17, 2016 @ 5:12 am. Exact location of earthquake, -159.7497° West, 55.2932° North, depth 5.4 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak12989339, us20005ch2. Unique identifier: us20005ch2.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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