A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 96 km SW of Sand Point, Alaska (60 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/08/17 / 2017-08-03 06:37:43 / August 3, 2017 @ 6:37 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak16414606. Event ids that are associated: ak16414606. Exact location of event, depth 23.7 km, -161.4423° West, 54.6572° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 23.7 km (15 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:37:43 / 7:37 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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