A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 111 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (69 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -157.8045 West, latitude 57.105 North, depth = 18.4 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/04/16 / 2016-04-03 01:05:43 / April 3, 2016 @ 1:05 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.4 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:05:43 / 5:05 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak13426899. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13426899.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-one, in the last 10 days sixty-one, in the past 30 days sixty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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