A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 94 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (58 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28.6 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak13207170. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13207170. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/04/16 / 2016-04-01 14:39:18 / April 1, 2016 @ 2:39 pm. Exact location, longitude -169.3931° West, latitude 52.1503° North, depth = 28.6 km. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:39:18 / 3:39 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 six, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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. 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: 94 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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