A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 23 km NNW of Chignik Lake, Alaska (14 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:36:42 / 1:36 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.32 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/08/16 / 2016-08-21 09:36:42 / August 21, 2016 @ 9:36 am. Unique identifier: us10006fk2. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13863098, us10006fk2. Exact location of earthquake, -158.9687° West, 56.4312° North, depth 14.32 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 23 km NNW of Chignik Lake, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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