A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 89 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (55 miles) on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -169.3085° West, latitude 52.1777° North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:11:31 / 12:11 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/03/20 / 2020-03-08 11:11:31 / March 8, 2020 @ 11:11 am. Unique identifier: us60008ecs. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008ecs.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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