A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 72 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska (45 miles). The temblor was detected at 05:01:17 / 5:01 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us100088d6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15447237, us100088d6. The epicenter was at a depth of 26.51 km (16 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -169.5425 West, latitude 52.4309 North, depth = 26.51 km. Global time and date of event 06/03/17 / 2017-03-06 16:01:17 / March 6, 2017 @ 4:01 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days twenty-two 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.
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