A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 106 km NE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (66 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 20:49:08 / April 2, 2016 @ 8:49 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -157.7626° West, 57.0319° North, depth 8.9 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:49:08 / 12:49 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak13425472. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13425472. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.9 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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