A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 172 km E of Chitina, Alaska (107 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/05/17 / 2017-05-12 14:07:50 / May 12, 2017 @ 2:07 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -141.1881 West, latitude 61.5868 North, depth = 0 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Event id: ak16023909. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16023909. The temblor was picked up at 05:07:50 / 5:07 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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