A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 59 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (37 miles) on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16488920. Id of event: ak16488920. Global time and date of event 09/08/17 / 2017-08-09 04:29:04 / August 9, 2017 @ 4:29 am UTC/GMT. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:29:04 / 5:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.3 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -169.0513 West, latitude 52.4172 North, depth = 24.3 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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