A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 90 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (56 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.8 km (5 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13485800. Id of event: ak13485800. Global time and date of event 10/04/16 / 2016-04-10 03:40:38 / April 10, 2016 @ 3:40 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -157.9376 West, latitude 56.93 North, depth = 8.8 km. The temblor was detected at 19:40:38 / 7:40 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twenty-three 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 90 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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