A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 31 km NE of Nikolski, Alaska (19 miles) on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/03/16 / 2016-03-22 10:04:20 / March 22, 2016 @ 10:04 am. Event id: ak13042327. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13042327. Exact location of event, longitude -168.5444 West, latitude 53.1441 North, depth = 105.8 km. The temblor was reported at 02:04:20 / 2:04 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 105.8 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 31 km NE of Nikolski, Alaska.
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