A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 42 km WSW of Buldir Island, Alaska (26 miles) on Sunday. Event id: ak12473621. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12473621. The epicenter was at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). Global time and date of event 16/01/16 / 2016-01-16 13:15:34 / January 16, 2016 @ 1:15 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 175.3492° East, latitude 52.2204° North, depth = 15 km. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:15:34 / 1:15 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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