A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 52 km ENE of Nikolski, Alaska (32 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 99.59 km (62 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/01/16 / 2016-01-06 02:59:15 / January 6, 2016 @ 2:59 am. Id of earthquake: us10004c4p. Event ids that are associated: ak12439606, us10004c4p. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:59:15 / 5:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -168.2049° West, 53.1887° North, depth 99.59 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 52 km ENE of Nikolski, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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