A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 19 km WNW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (12 miles). Exact location of event, depth 25.6 km, -179.3827° West, 51.2997° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/04/16 / 2016-04-16 20:24:29 / April 16, 2016 @ 8:24 pm. The temblor was reported at 11:24:29 / 11:24 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.6 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13461627. Id of event: ak13461627.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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