A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 111 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (69 miles). The temblor was detected at 06:17:44 / 6:17 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -157.7658 West, latitude 57.0881 North, depth = 9 km. Global time and date of event 03/04/16 / 2016-04-03 14:17:44 / April 3, 2016 @ 2:17 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: ak13267624. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13267624.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 111 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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