A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 76 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (47 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/09/16 / 2016-09-16 14:15:17 / September 16, 2016 @ 2:15 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13995466. Id of event: ak13995466. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -169.4636° West, 52.3589° North, depth 21 km. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:15:17 / 3:15 am (local time epicenter).
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days two hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 76 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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