A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 46 km N of Valdez, Alaska (29 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.9 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak12779176. Event ids that are associated: ak12779176. Exact location of event, depth 19.9 km, -146.3963° West, 61.5512° North. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:42:50 / 4:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/02/16 / 2016-02-08 01:42:50 / February 8, 2016 @ 1:42 am.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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