A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 98 km NNW of Nikiski, Alaska (61 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.4 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -151.8751 West, latitude 61.5268 North, depth = 7.4 km. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:29:04 / 5:29 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/04/16 / 2016-04-20 01:29:04 / April 20, 2016 @ 1:29 am UTC/GMT. Event id: ak13486897. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13486897.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 98 km NNW of Nikiski, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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