A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 77 km ESE of Cold Bay, Alaska (48 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 68.38 km (42 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15175786, us20008h9n. Id of event: us20008h9n. The temblor was detected at 06:24:15 / 6:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 68.38 km, -161.6169° West, 54.8977° North. Global time and date of event 29/01/17 / 2017-01-29 15:24:15 / January 29, 2017 @ 3:24 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days ninety-seven 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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