A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 85 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (53 miles). The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:06:55 / 4:06 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/04/17 / 2017-04-27 16:06:55 / April 27, 2017 @ 4:06 pm. Event id: us10008lb7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15822631, us10008lb7. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.48 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.7039 East, latitude 51.1913 North, depth = 41.48 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-five 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 85 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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