A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 95 km SSE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (59 miles). Event id: ak16876497. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16876497. Global time and date of event 22/09/17 / 2017-09-22 06:38:52 / September 22, 2017 @ 6:38 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.5 km (5 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:38:52 / 7:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -158.4396 West, latitude 55.4155 North, depth = 7.5 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 95 km SSE of Chignik Lake, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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