A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 82 km ESE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (51 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.8 km (16 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -157.515° West, 56.0145° North, depth 25.8 km. The temblor was detected at 01:54:19 / 1:54 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak13924938. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13924938. Global time and date of event 09/09/16 / 2016-09-09 12:54:19 / September 9, 2016 @ 12:54 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 82 km ESE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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