A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 123 km SE of False Pass, Alaska (76 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 3.17 km, -161.9106° West, 54.1675° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/02/17 / 2017-02-17 07:36:00 / February 17, 2017 @ 7:36 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.17 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us20008mcb. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15283626, us20008mcb. The temblor was detected at 20:36:00 / 8:36 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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