A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 103 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (64 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.9 km (25 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 15:17:01 / April 2, 2016 @ 3:17 pm. Exact location of event, depth 40.9 km, -157.9582° West, 57.0692° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak13237866. Unique identifier: ak13237866. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:17:01 / 7:17 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 103 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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