A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 101 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (63 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.6 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 1.6 km, -157.9481° West, 57.049° North. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:43:56 / 1:43 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 06/04/16 / 2016-04-06 21:43:56 / April 6, 2016 @ 9:43 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak13362180. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13362180.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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