A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 89 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (55 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/10/15 / 2015-10-20 06:03:58 / October 20, 2015 @ 6:03 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.2 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -169.4872° West, 52.2317° North, depth 17.2 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak11744059. Unique identifier: ak11744059. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:03:58 / 7:03 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 89 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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