A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 49 km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (30 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 34.44 km (21 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/02/17 / 2017-02-27 16:53:25 / February 27, 2017 @ 4:53 pm. The temblor was picked up at 05:53:25 / 5:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -170.2534° West, latitude 52.2754° North, depth = 34.44 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15419712, us20008mqt. Id of event: us20008mqt.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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