A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 16 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska (10 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/01/16 / 2016-01-23 04:39:26 / January 23, 2016 @ 4:39 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 49.2 km (31 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:39:26 / 6:39 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12488188. Id of event: ak12488188. Exact location of event, depth 49.2 km, -168.6637° West, 52.8601° North.
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 five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 16 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska.
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