A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 87 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (54 miles) on Monday. The temblor was reported at 15:14:40 / 3:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 179.7398° East, latitude 50.9616° North, depth = 75.9 km. Unique identifier: ak13423927. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13423927. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 75.9 km (47 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/04/16 / 2016-04-11 03:14:40 / April 11, 2016 @ 3:14 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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