A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 58 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska (36 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22.2 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/05/16 / 2016-05-23 15:37:41 / May 23, 2016 @ 3:37 pm. The temblor was detected at 04:37:41 / 4:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -169.393° West, latitude 52.5172° North, depth = 22.2 km. Event id: ak13604512. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13604512.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 58 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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