A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 112 km NNW of Nikiski, Alaska (70 miles). Global time and date of event 01/01/16 / 2016-01-01 00:37:55 / January 1, 2016 @ 12:37 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.5 km (9 miles). The temblor was detected at 15:37:55 / 3:37 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12368057. Id of event: ak12368057. Exact location, longitude -152.3966° West, latitude 61.5456° North, depth = 14.5 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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