A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 95 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (59 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:05:26 / 10:05 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.4 km (7 miles). Exact location, longitude -157.9335° West, latitude 56.984° North, depth = 11.4 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13425311. Id of event: ak13425311. Global time and date of event 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 06:05:26 / April 2, 2016 @ 6:05 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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