A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 135 km WSW of Nikolski, Alaska (84 miles) on Saturday. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:32:33 / 6:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -170.5792 West, latitude 52.3042 North, depth = 53.88 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 53.88 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/05/20 / 2020-05-23 18:32:33 / May 23, 2020 @ 6:32 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000a1uz. Event ids that are associated: ak0206mgapi1, us6000a1uz.
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 135 km WSW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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