A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 96 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (60 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 06:25:49 / April 2, 2016 @ 6:25 am. Exact location, longitude -157.9545° West, latitude 56.9952° North, depth = 8.5 km. Unique identifier: ak13425319. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13425319. The temblor was detected at 22:25:49 / 10:25 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.5 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 96 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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