A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 44 km SSE of Yakutat, Alaska (27 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/05/16 / 2016-05-06 04:52:50 / May 6, 2016 @ 4:52 am. Exact location of event, longitude -139.4545 West, latitude 59.1728 North, depth = 15.62 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.62 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 19:52:50 / 7:52 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10005ecr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13519984, us10005ecr.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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