A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 98 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (61 miles) on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13441581. Id of event: ak13441581. The temblor was picked up at 18:11:22 / 6:11 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.4 km (9 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/04/16 / 2016-04-15 02:11:22 / April 15, 2016 @ 2:11 am. Exact location of event, depth 14.4 km, -157.9245° West, 57.0116° North.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days sixty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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