A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 47 km E of Atka, Alaska (29 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:58:19 / 12:58 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/06/17 / 2017-06-28 10:58:19 / June 28, 2017 @ 10:58 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.5128 West, latitude 52.1799 North, depth = 52.54 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009q19, ak16240155. Id of event: us20009q19. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52.54 km (33 miles).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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