A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 110 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (68 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15184527. Id of event: ak15184527. Global time and date of event 01/02/17 / 2017-02-01 10:54:49 / February 1, 2017 @ 10:54 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -157.8324 West, latitude 57.1036 North, depth = 8 km. The temblor was detected at 01:54:49 / 1:54 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 8 km (5 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. 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: 110 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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