A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported Alaska Peninsula (0 miles) on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: ak15820455. Event ids that are associated: ak15820455. Exact location, longitude -161.6273° West, latitude 54.4774° North, depth = 13.5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/04/17 / 2017-04-26 15:32:30 / April 26, 2017 @ 3:32 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 13.5 km (8 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:32:30 / 3:32 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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