A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 89 km S of Nikolski, Alaska (55 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude -168.6194° West, latitude 52.1519° North, depth = 39.4 km. The temblor was detected at 06:34:02 / 6:34 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39.4 km (24 miles). Id of earthquake: ak13125531. Event ids that are associated: ak13125531. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/03/16 / 2016-03-28 17:34:02 / March 28, 2016 @ 5:34 pm.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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