A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 117 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (73 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 07:00:00 / April 2, 2016 @ 7:00 am. Unique identifier: ak13425330. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13425330. Exact location, longitude -157.7532° West, latitude 57.1514° North, depth = 8 km. The temblor was reported at 23:00:00 / 11:00 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days sixty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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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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: 117 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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