A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 51 km W of Nikolski, Alaska (32 miles) on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/03/17 / 2017-03-28 15:02:14 / March 28, 2017 @ 3:02 pm. The temblor was detected at 05:02:14 / 5:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -169.621 West, latitude 52.8673 North, depth = 6.71 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15644143, us10008dpl. Unique identifier: us10008dpl. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.71 km (4 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 51 km W of Nikolski, Alaska.
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