A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 50 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (31 miles). The temblor was picked up at 14:02:12 / 2:02 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 40.4 km (25 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/04/16 / 2016-04-04 01:02:12 / April 4, 2016 @ 1:02 am. Event id: us20005gn9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13281336, us20005gn9. Exact location of event, depth 40.4 km, -169.0897° West, 52.5014° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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