A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 39 km W of Kiska Volcano, Alaska (24 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 25.5 km, 177.0333° East, 52.1535° North. The temblor was detected at 08:41:53 / 8:41 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.5 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/04/16 / 2016-04-11 20:41:53 / April 11, 2016 @ 8:41 pm. Id of earthquake: ak13486138. Event ids that are associated: ak13486138.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-six 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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