A earthquake magnitude 6.4 (ml/mb) strikes 104 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (65 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 05:50:04 / April 2, 2016 @ 5:50 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 93 km (58 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: at00o4zs7g. Event ids that are associated: at00o4zs7g. A tsunami warning has been issued near Chignik Lake in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -157.853 West, latitude 57.045 North, depth = 93 km. The 6.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:50:04 / 9:50 pm (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 104 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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