A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 120 km NE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (75 miles) on Wednesday. Event id: ak14825137. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14825137. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -157.2201 West, latitude 56.9225 North, depth = 9.9 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.9 km (6 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:22:06 / 7:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/12/16 / 2016-12-29 04:22:06 / December 29, 2016 @ 4:22 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 120 km NE of Chignik Lake, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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