A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 50 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (31 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.5 km (26 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak11732945. Id of event: ak11732945. Exact location of event, longitude -169.2362 West, latitude 52.5413 North, depth = 41.5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/10/15 / 2015-10-07 05:54:45 / October 7, 2015 @ 5:54 am. The temblor was detected at 18:54:45 / 6:54 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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