A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 86 km S of Atka, Alaska (53 miles). The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:54:23 / 4:54 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20003n9y. Event ids that are associated: ak11703916, us20003n9y. Exact location of earthquake, -174.3711° West, 51.43° North, depth 43.66 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 43.66 km (27 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/09/15 / 2015-09-16 16:54:23 / September 16, 2015 @ 4:54 pm.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days ninety-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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