A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 127 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (79 miles). Id of earthquake: ak13481020. Event ids that are associated: ak13481020. Exact location, longitude -157.6216° West, latitude 57.2129° North, depth = 8.7 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.7 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 22:09:31 / 10:09 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/04/16 / 2016-04-18 06:09:31 / April 18, 2016 @ 6:09 am.
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 twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 127 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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