A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 103 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (64 miles). Exact location, longitude -161.2251° West, latitude 54.5048° North, depth = 10.36 km. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:03:23 / 4:03 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.36 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 15:03:23 / May 16, 2020 @ 3:03 pm. Id of earthquake: us70009i5y. Event ids that are associated: us70009i5y.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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