A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 80 km ESE of Whittier, Alaska (50 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:10:35 / 9:10 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/07/17 / 2017-07-22 18:10:35 / July 22, 2017 @ 6:10 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.1 km (4 miles). Id of earthquake: ak16363045. Event ids that are associated: us20009zt3, ak16363045. Exact location of event, depth 6.1 km, -147.3827° West, 60.3645° North.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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