A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 94 km E of Nikolski, Alaska (58 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.9 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 08/04/17 / 2017-04-08 02:46:22 / April 8, 2017 @ 2:46 am UTC/GMT. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:46:22 / 3:46 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak15703987. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15703987. Exact location of event, depth 24.9 km, -167.4719° West, 53.0046° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 94 km E of Nikolski, Alaska.
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