A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 60 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska (37 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.2408° West, latitude 51.3245° North, depth = 25.4 km. Id of earthquake: ak13485889. Event ids that are associated: ak13485889. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.4 km (16 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:58:28 / 10:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/04/16 / 2016-04-18 19:58:28 / April 18, 2016 @ 7:58 pm UTC/GMT.
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 fourteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days ninety-nine 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 60 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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