A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 108 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (67 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.8 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -157.8664° West, latitude 57.0967° North, depth = 15.8 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/04/16 / 2016-04-24 05:28:03 / April 24, 2016 @ 5:28 am. Unique identifier: ak13492238. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13492238. The temblor was detected at 21:28:03 / 9:28 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days seventy-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 108 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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