A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 32 km WSW of Nikolski, Alaska (20 miles) on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 130.4 km (81 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:18:44 / 1:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -169.3157 West, latitude 52.8257 North, depth = 130.4 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/01/20 / 2020-01-27 10:18:44 / January 27, 2020 @ 10:18 am. Event id: ak02018tknoj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak02018tknoj.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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