A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 34 km ENE of Pedro Bay, Alaska (21 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/09/20 / 2020-09-16 17:13:21 / September 16, 2020 @ 5:13 pm. Unique identifier: ak020by9xfrh. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020by9xfrh. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:13:21 / 5:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -153.5396 West, latitude 59.8969 North, depth = 116.1 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 116.1 km (72 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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