A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported Southeastern Alaska (0 miles) on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16727255. Unique identifier: ak16727255. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.4 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, depth 6.4 km, -136.6662° West, 59.7892° North. The temblor was reported at 12:39:38 / 12:39 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/08/17 / 2017-08-28 12:39:38 / August 28, 2017 @ 12:39 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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