A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 92 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (57 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.1 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:10:38 / 3:10 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak13462374. Event ids that are associated: ak13462374. Exact location of event, longitude -158.3778 West, latitude 57.0597 North, depth = 13.1 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/04/16 / 2016-04-16 23:10:38 / April 16, 2016 @ 11:10 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days seventy and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 92 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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