A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 80 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (50 miles). The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:55:55 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -169.4835 West, latitude 52.3175 North, depth = 41.96 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/10/16 / 2016-10-07 06:55:55 / October 7, 2016 @ 6:55 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.96 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak14188898, us20007dqd. Unique identifier: us20007dqd.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 80 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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