A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 100 km SW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (62 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.7696 East, latitude 50.7006 North, depth = 24.1 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/04/16 / 2016-04-10 20:25:20 / April 10, 2016 @ 8:25 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.1 km (15 miles). Id of earthquake: ak13485861. Event ids that are associated: ak13485861. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:25:20 / 8:25 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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