A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 73 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska (45 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 32.6 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/03/17 / 2017-03-06 16:01:15 / March 6, 2017 @ 4:01 pm. Unique identifier: ak15447237. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15447237. The temblor was reported at 05:01:15 / 5:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 32.6 km, -169.5309° West, 52.412° North.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 73 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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