A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 68 km WSW of False Pass, Alaska (42 miles) on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us20007gpc. Event ids that are associated: ak14267176, us20007gpc. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.16 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/10/16 / 2016-10-20 22:03:10 / October 20, 2016 @ 10:03 pm. The temblor was picked up at 14:03:10 / 2:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -164.3842 West, latitude 54.5879 North, depth = 6.16 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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