A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 14 km N of Amatignak Island, Alaska (9 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:34:06 / 4:34 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10007t7z. Event ids that are associated: ak15041351, us10007t7z. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/01/17 / 2017-01-09 02:34:06 / January 9, 2017 @ 2:34 am. Exact location of event, longitude -179.0907 West, latitude 51.3948 North, depth = 42.49 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 42.49 km (26 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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