A earthquake magnitude 6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 100 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (62 miles). The 6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:50:01 / 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). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -157.9149 West, latitude 57.0821 North, depth = 7.6 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.6 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak13226799. Ids that are associated to the event: at00o4zs7g, us20005e2n, ak13226799. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 05:50:01 / April 2, 2016 @ 5:50 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. There are an estimated 135 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 100 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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