A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 90 km SSW of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (56 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 179.0841° East, 51.2012° North, depth 24.78 km. The temblor was picked up at 12:30:51 / 12:30 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/03/17 / 2017-03-15 22:30:51 / March 15, 2017 @ 10:30 pm. Event id: us20008sle. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15501492, us20008sle. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24.78 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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