A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 143 km NE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (89 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.7 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak11759800. Event ids that are associated: ak11759800. Exact location of event, depth 8.7 km, -156.8509° West, 57.0013° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/10/15 / 2015-10-31 10:45:32 / October 31, 2015 @ 10:45 am. The temblor was reported at 02:45:32 / 2:45 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 143 km NE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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