A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 15 km SSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (9 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.1839 West, latitude 51.1341 North, depth = 16 km. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:03:33 / 6:03 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak15714417. Event ids that are associated: ak15714417. Global time and date of event 11/04/17 / 2017-04-11 04:03:33 / April 11, 2017 @ 4:03 am UTC/GMT.
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 one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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