A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 179 km S of Amukta Island, Alaska (111 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -171.063 West, latitude 50.8771 North, depth = 15.17 km. The temblor was reported at 08:40:33 / 8:40 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.17 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us1000d156. Event ids that are associated: ak18616449, us1000d156. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/02/18 / 2018-02-28 19:40:33 / February 28, 2018 @ 7:40 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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