A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 119 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (74 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -158.1047 West, latitude 57.268 North, depth = 7.7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.7 km (5 miles). Event id: ak13432755. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13432755. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/04/16 / 2016-04-07 00:49:56 / April 7, 2016 @ 12:49 am. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:49:56 / 4:49 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days sixty-five, in the past 30 days sixty-six and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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