A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 129 km SSW of False Pass, Alaska (80 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.43 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 02/03/17 / 2017-03-02 16:54:08 / March 2, 2017 @ 4:54 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -163.903° West, latitude 53.7185° North, depth = 34.43 km. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:54:08 / 5:54 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us100088ba. Event ids that are associated: ak15429090, us100088ba.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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