A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 123 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (76 miles) on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 19:32:04 / 7:32 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 06:32:04 / April 2, 2016 @ 6:32 am. Id of earthquake: ak13228369. Event ids that are associated: ak13228369. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.1 km (15 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -161.2952° West, 54.3235° North, depth 24.1 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 123 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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