A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 111 km NE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (69 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.5 km (6 miles). Event id: ak13425307. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13425307. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 05:55:59 / April 2, 2016 @ 5:55 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -157.6081° West, latitude 57.0283° North, depth = 9.5 km. The temblor was reported at 21:55:59 / 9:55 pm (local time epicenter).
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 111 km NE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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