A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 96 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (60 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:21:11 / 8:21 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak13283091. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13283091. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.7 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -157.9427 West, latitude 56.9925 North, depth = 13.7 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/04/16 / 2016-04-04 04:21:11 / April 4, 2016 @ 4:21 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days seventy-five 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 96 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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