A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 97 km NE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (60 miles). Event id: ak13425323. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13425323. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 06:38:17 / April 2, 2016 @ 6:38 am. Exact location, longitude -157.8607° West, latitude 56.981° North, depth = 19.9 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.9 km (12 miles). The temblor was picked up at 22:38:17 / 10:38 pm (local time epicenter).
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 have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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