A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 96 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (60 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude -157.9315° West, latitude 56.9911° North, depth = 7 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 21:57:33 / 9:57 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak13425308. Unique identifier: ak13425308. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 05:57:33 / April 2, 2016 @ 5:57 am.
Every 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. 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 was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 96 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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