A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 80 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (50 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 132.2 km (82 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -158.099° West, latitude 56.875° North, depth = 132.2 km. Unique identifier: ak01939o37hh. Ids that are associated to the event: ak01939o37hh. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/03/19 / 2019-03-12 15:00:30 / March 12, 2019 @ 3:00 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:00:30 / 6:00 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 80 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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