A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 27 km S of Sand Point, Alaska (17 miles). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -160.5491° West, 55.092° North. Global time and date of event 16/02/17 / 2017-02-16 11:42:01 / February 16, 2017 @ 11:42 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak15278136. Event ids that are associated: ak15278136. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:42:01 / 2:42 am (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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