A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 84 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska (52 miles). The temblor was reported at 08:27:24 / 8:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 14.9 km, -168.4679° West, 52.2161° North. Id of earthquake: ak13449197. Event ids that are associated: ak13449197. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.9 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/04/16 / 2016-04-15 19:27:24 / April 15, 2016 @ 7:27 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 84 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska.
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