A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 46 km SE of Nikolski, Alaska (29 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12403798. Id of event: ak12403798. The temblor was picked up at 11:14:09 / 11:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/01/16 / 2016-01-02 22:14:09 / January 2, 2016 @ 10:14 pm. Exact location of event, depth 25.9 km, -168.3004° West, 52.7044° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.9 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 46 km SE of Nikolski, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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