A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 105 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (65 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 21:16:46 / April 2, 2016 @ 9:16 pm UTC/GMT. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:16:46 / 1:16 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.7 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak13425474. Event ids that are associated: ak13425474. Exact location of event, longitude -157.8445 West, latitude 57.0558 North, depth = 12.7 km.
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 occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 105 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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