A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 48 km SE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (30 miles). Exact location of event, depth 54.45 km, 178.9256° East, 51.5945° North. Event id: us6000870c. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0202rd0y9k, us6000870c. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 54.45 km (34 miles). The temblor was picked up at 22:03:09 / 10:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/02/20 / 2020-02-29 08:03:09 / February 29, 2020 @ 8:03 am.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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