A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 94 km NE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (58 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:06:18 / 10:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -157.8693° West, 56.9453° North, depth 8 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak13425312. Unique identifier: ak13425312. Global time and date of event 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 06:06:18 / April 2, 2016 @ 6:06 am UTC/GMT. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
Did you feel the quake?
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: 94 km NE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.