A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 90 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska (56 miles) on Tuesday. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:00:53 / 8:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -168.4279° West, latitude 52.1663° North, depth = 26.8 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/05/16 / 2016-05-17 19:00:53 / May 17, 2016 @ 7:00 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 26.8 km (17 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13590387. Id of event: ak13590387.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days four hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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