A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 31 km S of Sand Point, Alaska (19 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:54:16 / 10:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/10/16 / 2016-10-22 06:54:16 / October 22, 2016 @ 6:54 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.33 km (5 miles). Exact location, longitude -160.4623° West, latitude 55.0584° North, depth = 7.33 km. Event id: us1000729b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14255322, us1000729b.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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