A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 170 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (106 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.89 km (12 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/03/18 / 2018-03-23 20:44:36 / March 23, 2018 @ 8:44 pm. The temblor was detected at 09:44:36 / 9:44 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000d8b5. Event ids that are associated: us1000d8b5. Exact location of event, depth 19.89 km, -163.9377° West, 53.0569° North.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 eleven and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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