A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 56 km SW of North Nenana, Alaska (35 miles) on Saturday. Unique identifier: ak16083216. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16083216. The temblor was reported at 09:25:59 / 9:25 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/05/17 / 2017-05-20 18:25:59 / May 20, 2017 @ 6:25 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -150.0827° West, latitude 64.2914° North, depth = 22 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-two 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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