A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 76 km SE of Adak, Alaska (47 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 04:27:32 / April 2, 2016 @ 4:27 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.5 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -175.8305 West, latitude 51.4265 North, depth = 27.5 km. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:27:32 / 4:27 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13225261. Id of event: ak13225261.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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