A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 78 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska (48 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 14:02:21 / 2:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 36.3 km, -168.3518° West, 52.3095° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12483138. Id of event: ak12483138. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 36.3 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 22/01/16 / 2016-01-22 01:02:21 / January 22, 2016 @ 1:02 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 78 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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