A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 22 km NE of Nikolski, Alaska (14 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/03/16 / 2016-03-20 00:44:52 / March 20, 2016 @ 12:44 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 93.3 km (58 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -168.631 West, latitude 53.0778 North, depth = 93.3 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:44:52 / 4:44 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20005cw8. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13011329, us20005cw8.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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