A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 116 km NE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (72 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -157.6414 West, latitude 57.1044 North, depth = 21.2 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 21.2 km (13 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/04/16 / 2016-04-04 02:58:57 / April 4, 2016 @ 2:58 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak13283083. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13283083. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:58:57 / 6:58 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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. 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: 116 km NE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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