A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 62 km S of Amukta Island, Alaska (39 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:25:11 / 10:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -171.3869 West, latitude 51.9366 North, depth = 35 km. Unique identifier: us70007tvd. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0201nourwh, us70007tvd. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/02/20 / 2020-02-05 09:25:11 / February 5, 2020 @ 9:25 am.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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