A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 115 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (71 miles) on Friday. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:06:54 / 4:06 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 25.4 km (16 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.7272 East, latitude 50.9182 North, depth = 25.4 km. Unique identifier: ak15822631. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15822631. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/04/17 / 2017-04-27 16:06:54 / April 27, 2017 @ 4:06 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 115 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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