A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 12 km NNW of Chignik Lake, Alaska (7 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 127.17 km (79 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak13502483, us10005c85. Unique identifier: us10005c85. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/04/16 / 2016-04-28 19:15:15 / April 28, 2016 @ 7:15 pm. The temblor was picked up at 11:15:15 / 11:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -158.8386° West, latitude 56.3587° North, depth = 127.17 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days seventy-nine and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 12 km NNW of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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