A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 93 km NE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (58 miles) on Saturday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:31:52 / 3:31 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak13247580. Event ids that are associated: ak13247580. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.8 km (1 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -157.7974° West, 56.9068° North, depth 1.8 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 23:31:52 / April 2, 2016 @ 11:31 pm.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 93 km NE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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