A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 131 km WSW of Gustavus, Alaska (81 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -137.6552 West, latitude 57.8165 North, depth = 4.49 km. Id of earthquake: us10006diy. Event ids that are associated: ak13841855, us10006diy. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.49 km (3 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:12:59 / 10:12 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 13/08/16 / 2016-08-13 07:12:59 / August 13, 2016 @ 7:12 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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