A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 19 km W of Nikolski, Alaska (12 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -169.1501 West, latitude 52.9259 North, depth = 105.35 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/03/16 / 2016-03-08 14:37:23 / March 8, 2016 @ 2:37 pm. Unique identifier: us10004wwh. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12960695, us10004wwh. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 105.35 km (65 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 04:37:23 / 4:37 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 19 km W of Nikolski, Alaska.
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