A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 95 km SSE of Buldir Island, Alaska (59 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/03/17 / 2017-03-12 04:50:09 / March 12, 2017 @ 4:50 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:50:09 / 4:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 176.2952 East, latitude 51.529 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15470046, us20008sdk. Id of event: us20008sdk.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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