A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 57 km NNW of Chignik Lake, Alaska (35 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/01/16 / 2016-01-12 17:31:25 / January 12, 2016 @ 5:31 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 151.3 km (94 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12458026. Id of event: ak12458026. The temblor was detected at 08:31:25 / 8:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -158.984 West, latitude 56.757 North, depth = 151.3 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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