A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 55 km E of Old Iliamna, Alaska (34 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 181.5 km (113 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 181.5 km, -153.9296° West, 59.7824° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13502235. Id of event: ak13502235. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/04/16 / 2016-04-28 03:51:44 / April 28, 2016 @ 3:51 am. The temblor was picked up at 19:51:44 / 7:51 pm (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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