A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 65 km SSE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (40 miles) on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us20008lly. Event ids that are associated: ak15341149, us20008lly. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/02/17 / 2017-02-16 16:46:54 / February 16, 2017 @ 4:46 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -158.2563 West, latitude 55.7387 North, depth = 46.71 km. The temblor was picked up at 05:46:54 / 5:46 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 46.71 km (29 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. 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: 65 km SSE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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