A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 78 km SSE of Buldir Island, Alaska (48 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:50:10 / 4:50 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.6 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak15470046. Event ids that are associated: ak15470046. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/03/17 / 2017-03-12 04:50:10 / March 12, 2017 @ 4:50 am. Exact location of earthquake, 176.4532° East, 51.7352° North, depth 4.6 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 four and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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