A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 153 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (95 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/02/16 / 2016-02-12 20:03:28 / February 12, 2016 @ 8:03 pm. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:03:28 / 9:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -164.1106 West, latitude 53.178 North, depth = 22.87 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22.87 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20004ztg. Unique identifier: us20004ztg.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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