A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 56 km WSW of Chignik Lake, Alaska (35 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/10/16 / 2016-10-18 13:38:47 / October 18, 2016 @ 1:38 pm. The temblor was picked up at 05:38:47 / 5:38 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 139.8 km (87 miles). Unique identifier: us20007g4q. Ids that are associated to the event: ak14256668, us20007g4q. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.6504 West, latitude 56.1508 North, depth = 139.8 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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