A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 59 km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (37 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 10:52:24 / 10:52 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 33.95 km (21 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/02/17 / 2017-02-28 21:52:24 / February 28, 2017 @ 9:52 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -170.172° West, latitude 52.2047° North, depth = 33.95 km. Id of earthquake: us100087ky. Event ids that are associated: ak15450799, us100087ky.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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