A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 111 km NE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (69 miles). Event id: ak13445706. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13445706. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.1 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/04/16 / 2016-04-15 13:23:45 / April 15, 2016 @ 1:23 pm. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:23:45 / 5:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -157.7334° West, latitude 57.0825° North, depth = 2.1 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days sixty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 111 km NE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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