A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 180 km WNW of Haines Junction, Canada (112 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -140.5185 West, latitude 61.4697 North, depth = 10 km. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:17:35 / 2:17 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us700097hb. Event ids that are associated: ak0205ka31m0, us700097hb. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/04/20 / 2020-04-30 10:17:35 / April 30, 2020 @ 10:17 am.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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