A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 93 km NW of Nikiski, Alaska (58 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -152.2837° West, 61.3778° North, depth 3.8 km. Global time and date of event 22/12/16 / 2016-12-22 11:35:11 / December 22, 2016 @ 11:35 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 02:35:11 / 2:35 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.8 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14777209. Id of event: ak14777209.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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