A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 55 km ENE of Nikolski, Alaska (34 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -168.1442 West, latitude 53.1792 North, depth = 87.7 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 87.7 km (54 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:59:15 / 5:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/01/16 / 2016-01-06 02:59:15 / January 6, 2016 @ 2:59 am. Event id: ak12439606. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12439606.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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 seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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