A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 265 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska (165 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -149.2849° West, 55.8823° North, depth 8.24 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0212augapi, us6000diwu. Id of event: us6000diwu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.24 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:36:39 / 9:36 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 19/02/21 / 2021-02-19 09:36:39 / February 19, 2021 @ 9:36 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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