A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported Alaska Peninsula (0 miles) on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/02/17 / 2017-02-14 18:40:34 / February 14, 2017 @ 6:40 pm. The temblor was detected at 18:40:34 / 6:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -160.6573 West, latitude 55.244 North, depth = 4.5 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.5 km (3 miles). Unique identifier: ak15268216. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15268216.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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