A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 113 km NE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (70 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:11:11 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 6.7 km, -157.6633° West, 57.0774° North. Event id: ak13425313. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13425313. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.7 km (4 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 06:11:11 / April 2, 2016 @ 6:11 am.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 thirteen 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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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: 113 km NE of Chignik Lake, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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