A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 96 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (60 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:23:22 / 10:23 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.8 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -157.9076° West, latitude 56.9866° North, depth = 4.8 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 06:23:22 / April 2, 2016 @ 6:23 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak13425318. Unique identifier: ak13425318.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 has occurred nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 96 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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