A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15429335. Unique identifier: ak15429335. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 73 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -165.8478 West, latitude 53.8455 North, depth = 73 km. The temblor was detected at 18:33:52 / 6:33 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/03/17 / 2017-03-02 18:33:52 / March 2, 2017 @ 6:33 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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