A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 71 km SSW of Kiska Volcano, Alaska (44 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/09/15 / 2015-09-14 00:54:21 / September 14, 2015 @ 12:54 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 31.82 km (20 miles). The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:54:21 / 12:54 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20003nsw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak11701861, us20003nsw. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 177.2791 East, latitude 51.4923 North, depth = 31.82 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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