A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 169 km WNW of Haines Junction, Canada (105 miles). The temblor was detected at 15:48:26 / 3:48 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15424086. Unique identifier: ak15424086. Exact location of earthquake, -140.4181° West, 61.3142° North, depth 30 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30 km (19 miles). Global time and date of event 28/02/17 / 2017-02-28 23:48:26 / February 28, 2017 @ 11:48 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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