A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 12 km ESE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (7 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.65 km (25 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/04/16 / 2016-04-11 12:00:44 / April 11, 2016 @ 12:00 pm. Exact location of event, depth 40.65 km, -178.9544° West, 51.2114° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak13424633, us20005gyv. Unique identifier: us20005gyv. The temblor was picked up at 03:00:44 / 3:00 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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