A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 23 km ENE of Nikolski, Alaska (14 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -168.5419 West, latitude 53.0094 North, depth = 55 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 00:11:58 / May 14, 2017 @ 12:11 am UTC/GMT. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:11:58 / 2:11 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak16030737. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16030737. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 55 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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