A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 72 km S of Nikolski, Alaska (45 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude -169.0361° West, latitude 52.2989° North, depth = 25.5 km. Global time and date of event 04/11/16 / 2016-11-04 13:27:38 / November 4, 2016 @ 1:27 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 02:27:38 / 2:27 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.5 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak14296210. Event ids that are associated: ak14296210.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 72 km S of Nikolski, Alaska.
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