A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 96 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (60 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/02/21 / 2021-02-16 23:18:55 / February 16, 2021 @ 11:18 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 27.98 km (17 miles). The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:18:55 / 11:18 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000di7t. Event ids that are associated: ak021264296r, us6000di7t. Exact location of event, depth 27.98 km, -159.6715° West, 54.608° North.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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