A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 43 km WSW of Larsen Bay, Alaska (27 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/05/16 / 2016-05-21 00:58:14 / May 21, 2016 @ 12:58 am. Exact location of event, depth 22.4 km, -154.6765° West, 57.4341° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.4 km (14 miles). The temblor was picked up at 16:58:14 / 4:58 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak13597639. Event ids that are associated: ak13597639.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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