A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 95 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (59 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 07:09:20 / April 2, 2016 @ 7:09 am. Unique identifier: ak13228387. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13228387. Exact location of earthquake, -157.9969° West, 57.0057° North, depth 7.8 km. The temblor was reported at 23:09:20 / 11:09 pm (local time epicenter).
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 seven 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 95 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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