A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 8 km SW of Haines Junction, Canada (5 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -137.6325 West, latitude 60.7097 North, depth = 4.8 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.8 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 14:57:51 / 2:57 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/01/21 / 2021-01-09 14:57:51 / January 9, 2021 @ 2:57 pm. Id of earthquake: ak021f4iimc. Event ids that are associated: ak021f4iimc.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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