A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 74 km S of Atka, Alaska (46 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/04/16 / 2016-04-08 16:05:46 / April 8, 2016 @ 4:05 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -174.2208° West, 51.5269° North, depth 45.3 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:05:46 / 4:05 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13419334. Id of event: ak13419334. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.3 km (28 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days one hundred and three and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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