A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 98 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (61 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 11:13:36 / April 2, 2016 @ 11:13 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -158.1189° West, 57.0617° North, depth 11.5 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.5 km (7 miles). The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:13:36 / 3:13 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13233109. Id of event: ak13233109.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 98 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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