A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 111 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (69 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.1 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14322304. Id of event: ak14322304. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -157.7983 West, latitude 57.1046 North, depth = 1.1 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/11/16 / 2016-11-13 05:50:38 / November 13, 2016 @ 5:50 am. The temblor was detected at 20:50:38 / 8:50 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen 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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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: 111 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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