A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 100 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (62 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.1 km (9 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:49:13 / 11:49 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13229924. Id of event: ak13229924. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 07:49:13 / April 2, 2016 @ 7:49 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -157.9494 West, latitude 57.0396 North, depth = 14.1 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-seven 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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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: 100 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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