A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 94 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (58 miles). Id of earthquake: ak13491747. Event ids that are associated: ak13491747. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.4 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:21:24 / 8:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/04/16 / 2016-04-23 16:21:24 / April 23, 2016 @ 4:21 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -158.2788 West, latitude 57.0633 North, depth = 3.4 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seventy-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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