A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 100 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (62 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/04/16 / 2016-04-09 00:49:43 / April 9, 2016 @ 12:49 am. Id of earthquake: ak13449825. Event ids that are associated: ak13449825. The temblor was reported at 16:49:43 / 4:49 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.1 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -157.9203° West, 57.0304° North, depth 14.1 km.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days sixty-nine, in the past 30 days seventy and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 100 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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