A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 17 km WNW of Dutch Harbor, Alaska (11 miles) on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/08/16 / 2016-08-29 05:59:17 / August 29, 2016 @ 5:59 am. The temblor was picked up at 20:59:17 / 8:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 116.2 km, -166.7814° West, 53.9493° North. Id of earthquake: ak13885297. Event ids that are associated: ak13885297. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 116.2 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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