A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 220 km NW of False Pass, Alaska (137 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 07/05/16 / 2016-05-07 11:49:01 / May 7, 2016 @ 11:49 am UTC/GMT. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:49:01 / 12:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -166.0688 West, latitude 56.1371 North, depth = 35 km. Unique identifier: us10005gzi. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13565089, us10005gzi. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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