A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 35 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (22 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak18078249. Unique identifier: ak18078249. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -158.5865 West, latitude 56.562 North, depth = 97.5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/01/18 / 2018-01-17 05:39:45 / January 17, 2018 @ 5:39 am. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:39:45 / 8:39 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 97.5 km (61 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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: 35 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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