A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 69 km WSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska (43 miles) on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/04/16 / 2016-04-06 01:52:20 / April 6, 2016 @ 1:52 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 21.97 km (14 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak13339209, us20005i90. Unique identifier: us20005i90. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -160.5176 West, latitude 54.5055 North, depth = 21.97 km. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:52:20 / 2:52 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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