A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 74 km SSW of Chignik Lake, Alaska (46 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 60.8 km (38 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/10/19 / 2019-10-01 22:04:47 / October 1, 2019 @ 10:04 pm. The temblor was detected at 13:04:47 / 1:04 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak019clidl6x. Unique identifier: ak019clidl6x. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.1838 West, latitude 55.6296 North, depth = 60.8 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 74 km SSW of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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