A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 69 km WSW of Kiska Volcano, Alaska (43 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/12/16 / 2016-12-14 07:52:07 / December 14, 2016 @ 7:52 am. Exact location of event, longitude 176.6754 East, latitude 51.8548 North, depth = 37.8 km. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:52:07 / 7:52 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14724242. Id of event: ak14724242. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 37.8 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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