A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 60 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (37 miles). Global time and date of event 30/03/17 / 2017-03-30 19:30:18 / March 30, 2017 @ 7:30 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 70.7 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -160.9014 West, latitude 54.8451 North, depth = 70.7 km. Unique identifier: ak15648702. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15648702. The temblor was reported at 10:30:18 / 10:30 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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