A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 68 km S of Cantwell, Alaska (42 miles) on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.3 km (10 miles). The temblor was reported at 08:03:30 / 8:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -148.8503° West, latitude 62.7747° North, depth = 15.3 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/09/17 / 2017-09-22 17:03:30 / September 22, 2017 @ 5:03 pm. Unique identifier: ak16877641. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16877641.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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