A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 98 km SSE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (61 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/09/16 / 2016-09-05 17:49:17 / September 5, 2016 @ 5:49 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 9.8 km, -158.4311° West, 55.3868° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.8 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 06:49:17 / 6:49 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13912608. Id of event: ak13912608.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 98 km SSE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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