A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 34 km NW of Circle Hot Springs Station, Alaska (21 miles) on Tuesday. Event id: ak14197935. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14197935. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/10/16 / 2016-10-12 02:57:45 / October 12, 2016 @ 2:57 am. Exact location of event, longitude -145.2335 West, latitude 65.6783 North, depth = 15.2 km. The temblor was detected at 18:57:45 / 6:57 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.2 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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