A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 121 km NE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (75 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude -157.5277° West, latitude 57.1081° North, depth = 13.8 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak13427884. Unique identifier: ak13427884. The temblor was picked up at 18:50:58 / 6:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/04/16 / 2016-04-05 02:50:58 / April 5, 2016 @ 2:50 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 13.8 km (9 miles).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days sixty-one, in the past 30 days sixty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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