A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 15 km N of Cantwell, Alaska (9 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude -148.9761° West, latitude 63.532° North, depth = 9.4 km. Unique identifier: ak15821337. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15821337. The temblor was reported at 20:08:39 / 8:08 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/04/17 / 2017-04-27 05:08:39 / April 27, 2017 @ 5:08 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.4 km (6 miles).
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 fourty 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. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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