A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 120 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (75 miles) on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/04/16 / 2016-04-10 09:53:18 / April 10, 2016 @ 9:53 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13485821. Id of event: ak13485821. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24.5 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 01:53:18 / 1:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -157.9855° West, latitude 57.2507° North, depth = 24.5 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seventy-two, in the past 30 days seventy-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 120 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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