A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 86 km SSE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (53 miles) on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/04/19 / 2019-04-15 20:31:21 / April 15, 2019 @ 8:31 pm. Event id: ak0194tziswt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0194tziswt. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:31:21 / 9:31 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 41 km (25 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -158.2784° West, 55.5254° North, depth 41 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 86 km SSE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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