A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 48 km NE of Y, Alaska (30 miles) on Saturday. Exact location, longitude -149.145° West, latitude 62.4472° North, depth = 29.8 km. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:24:11 / 6:24 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/06/17 / 2017-06-17 15:24:11 / June 17, 2017 @ 3:24 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.8 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16196763. Unique identifier: ak16196763.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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