A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 153 km S of False Pass, Alaska (95 miles) on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us20008sds. Event ids that are associated: ak15472332, us20008sds. The temblor was picked up at 02:52:31 / 2:52 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/03/17 / 2017-03-12 13:52:31 / March 12, 2017 @ 1:52 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.49 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -163.5505 West, latitude 53.47 North, depth = 9.49 km.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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