A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 124 km S of Nikolski, Alaska (77 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -169.1798 West, latitude 51.836 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009imx. Id of event: us70009imx. Global time and date of event 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 05:42:25 / May 17, 2020 @ 5:42 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:42:25 / 6:42 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 124 km S of Nikolski, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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