A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 96 km SW of Sand Point, Alaska (60 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/08/17 / 2017-08-03 06:37:43 / August 3, 2017 @ 6:37 am. Exact location of event, longitude -161.4423 West, latitude 54.6572 North, depth = 23.7 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16414606, us2000aab4. Id of event: us2000aab4. The temblor was picked up at 19:37:43 / 7:37 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 23.7 km (15 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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