A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 103 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (64 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.6 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak13234692. Unique identifier: ak13234692. The temblor was reported at 04:17:30 / 4:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 12:17:30 / April 2, 2016 @ 12:17 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -158.0119° West, 57.0893° North, depth 2.6 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 103 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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