A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 22 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (14 miles) on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/02/17 / 2017-02-28 04:19:48 / February 28, 2017 @ 4:19 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15423382, us100085qs. Unique identifier: us100085qs. Exact location of event, longitude 178.431 East, latitude 51.7522 North, depth = 106.97 km. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:19:48 / 6:19 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 106.97 km (66 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 fourteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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