A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 59 km NNW of Gustavus, Alaska (37 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/02/17 / 2017-02-03 11:02:03 / February 3, 2017 @ 11:02 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 02:02:03 / 2:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -136.2939° West, latitude 58.8583° North, depth = 6 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15195919. Id of event: ak15195919.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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