A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported Alaska Peninsula (0 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 49.2 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 30/06/17 / 2017-06-30 02:33:32 / June 30, 2017 @ 2:33 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak16241356. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16241356. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:33:32 / 2:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -158.855 West, latitude 55.7077 North, depth = 49.2 km.
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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