A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 95 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (59 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude -158.0163° West, latitude 57.0076° North, depth = 6.1 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 06:34:16 / April 2, 2016 @ 6:34 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.1 km (4 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:34:16 / 10:34 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak13425322. Event ids that are associated: ak13425322.
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 sixty, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days sixty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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