A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 112 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (70 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 13:49:18 / 1:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 21:49:18 / April 2, 2016 @ 9:49 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13245905. Id of event: ak13245905. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -157.7735 West, latitude 57.1045 North, depth = 8.9 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.9 km (6 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 112 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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