A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 107 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (66 miles). Exact location of event, depth 17.5 km, -157.7865° West, 57.0538° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 17.5 km (11 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:45:30 / 2:45 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/04/16 / 2016-04-03 10:45:30 / April 3, 2016 @ 10:45 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13262559. Id of event: ak13262559.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 107 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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