A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 71 km WSW of Larsen Bay, Alaska (44 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.8 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -155.0759° West, latitude 57.3022° North, depth = 16.8 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/02/17 / 2017-02-27 02:08:11 / February 27, 2017 @ 2:08 am. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:08:11 / 5:08 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak15408219. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15408219.
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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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