A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 9 km WNW of Chignik Lake, Alaska (6 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 13.44 km (8 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -158.8994 West, latitude 56.2874 North, depth = 13.44 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/02/17 / 2017-02-10 06:35:56 / February 10, 2017 @ 6:35 am. The temblor was picked up at 21:35:56 / 9:35 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20008l7n. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15252910, us20008l7n.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. 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: 9 km WNW of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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