A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 222 km S of False Pass, Alaska (138 miles) on Thursday. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:03:07 / 10:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -162.9041 West, latitude 52.8788 North, depth = 0.5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13490068. Id of event: ak13490068. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/04/16 / 2016-04-21 21:03:07 / April 21, 2016 @ 9:03 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.5 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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