A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 101 km ENE of Yakutat, Alaska (63 miles) on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us2000crfa. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18242870, us2000crfa. The temblor was detected at 10:40:00 / 10:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -137.9749° West, latitude 59.7746° North, depth = 6.34 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/01/18 / 2018-01-30 18:40:00 / January 30, 2018 @ 6:40 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.34 km (4 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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