A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 104 km NE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (65 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 14:55:07 / April 2, 2016 @ 2:55 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.1 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, depth 6.1 km, -157.7487° West, 57.0074° North. Id of earthquake: ak13425421. Event ids that are associated: ak13425421. The temblor was detected at 06:55:07 / 6:55 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 104 km NE of Chignik Lake, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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