A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 63 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (39 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:10:07 / 9:10 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 26/08/17 / 2017-08-26 08:10:07 / August 26, 2017 @ 8:10 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -169.0754° West, latitude 52.3777° North, depth = 38 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16683341. Unique identifier: ak16683341.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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