A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 63 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (39 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/10/16 / 2016-10-26 18:38:55 / October 26, 2016 @ 6:38 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak14274129. Event ids that are associated: ak14274129. The temblor was picked up at 07:38:55 / 7:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 28.2 km, -169.3219° West, 52.4412° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28.2 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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