A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 86 km SE of Atka, Alaska (53 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -173.232 West, latitude 51.6971 North, depth = 30.62 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/01/17 / 2017-01-16 14:32:46 / January 16, 2017 @ 2:32 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30.62 km (19 miles). Id of earthquake: us10007v1x. Event ids that are associated: ak15079641, us10007v1x. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:32:46 / 2:32 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and nine 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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