A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 135 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (84 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/02/21 / 2021-02-16 03:44:25 / February 16, 2021 @ 3:44 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us6000dhyn. Event ids that are associated: us6000dhyn. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:44:25 / 3:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -159.7805° West, 54.1933° North, depth 12.88 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.88 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and thirty-five 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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