A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 109 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (68 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.9 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/02/21 / 2021-02-06 16:49:40 / February 6, 2021 @ 4:49 pm. Id of earthquake: ak0211pgpcy8. Event ids that are associated: ak0211pgpcy8. The temblor was picked up at 16:49:40 / 4:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -159.8876 West, latitude 54.4213 North, depth = 13.9 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days eighty and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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