A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 59 km S of Sand Point, Alaska (37 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -160.576° West, 54.8049° North, depth 28.5 km. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:57:48 / 11:57 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.5 km (18 miles). Global time and date of event 19/03/16 / 2016-03-19 07:57:48 / March 19, 2016 @ 7:57 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us20005d10. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005d10, ak13003989.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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