A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 64 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska (40 miles). The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:13:06 / 5:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/10/17 / 2017-10-31 16:13:06 / October 31, 2017 @ 4:13 pm. Exact location, longitude -169.4485° West, latitude 52.4814° North, depth = 26.67 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17131052, us2000bhmp. Id of event: us2000bhmp. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.67 km (17 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 64 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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