A earthquake magnitude 6.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 100 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (62 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 05:50:00 / April 2, 2016 @ 5:50 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 21:50:00 / 9:50 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Chignik Lake in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00o4zs7g, us20005e2n, ak13226799. Id of event: us20005e2n. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -157.953° West, 57.0423° North.
Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-one 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. 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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