A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 59 km S of Chignik Lake, Alaska (37 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 44.2 km (27 miles). Id of earthquake: ak18891902. Event ids that are associated: ak18891902. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:51:28 / 1:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -158.607 West, latitude 55.7263 North, depth = 44.2 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/04/18 / 2018-04-01 22:51:28 / April 1, 2018 @ 10:51 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 59 km S of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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