A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 38 km E of Nikolski, Alaska (24 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/05/16 / 2016-05-05 05:27:05 / May 5, 2016 @ 5:27 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:27:05 / 8:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 45 km, -168.2986° West, 52.9458° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak13515492, us10005gnj. Unique identifier: us10005gnj.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 38 km E of Nikolski, Alaska.
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