A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 92 km S of Chignik Lake, Alaska (57 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -158.4861 West, latitude 55.435 North, depth = 25.1 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25.1 km (16 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:49:42 / 11:49 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000am0f. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16793486, us2000am0f. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 22:49:42 / September 9, 2017 @ 10:49 pm.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 92 km S of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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