A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 132 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (82 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude -157.6569° West, latitude 57.2751° North, depth = 2.1 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.1 km (1 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/04/16 / 2016-04-18 09:21:23 / April 18, 2016 @ 9:21 am. Id of earthquake: ak13481936. Event ids that are associated: ak13481936. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:21:23 / 1:21 am (local time epicenter).
Each 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 one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seventy-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 132 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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