3.9 Magnitude Near Amatignak Island, Alaska

Earthquake location 51.02S, -178.0907W

A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 76 km ESE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (47 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.0907 West, latitude 51.02 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 14:03:11 / 2:03 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak0199yfmsf, us2000j36c. Unique identifier: us2000j36c. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/01/19 / 2019-01-06 02:03:11 / January 6, 2019 @ 2:03 am.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

Original Article: http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2019/01/16/minor-earthquake-3-9-mag-76-km-ese-of-amatignak-island-alaska/

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