A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 19 km SW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (12 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/05/17 / 2017-05-29 21:40:40 / May 29, 2017 @ 9:40 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.2944 East, latitude 51.8365 North, depth = 135.91 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 135.91 km (84 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:40:40 / 11:40 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16221851, us20009pih. Unique identifier: us20009pih.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-four 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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