A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 19 km SSE of Cantwell, Alaska (12 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.7601 West, latitude 63.2419 North, depth = 1.2 km. Unique identifier: ak14104038. Ids that are associated to the event: ak14104038. The temblor was detected at 16:00:55 / 4:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/09/16 / 2016-09-30 00:00:55 / September 30, 2016 @ 12:00 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.2 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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