A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 87 km SE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (54 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.4 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/01/16 / 2016-01-01 22:36:50 / January 1, 2016 @ 10:36 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak12382624. Unique identifier: ak12382624. The temblor was detected at 11:36:50 / 11:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -157.8325° West, latitude 55.6689° North, depth = 9.4 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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