A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes Alaska Peninsula (0 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 12:16:09 / April 2, 2016 @ 12:16 pm. Event id: ak13425389. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13425389. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.6 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -157.9165 West, latitude 56.9493 North, depth = 7.6 km. The temblor was reported at 12:16:09 / 12:16 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes 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 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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