A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 56 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska (35 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 16:04:27 / 4:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -168.1263 West, latitude 52.7045 North, depth = 25.7 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/08/20 / 2020-08-20 16:04:27 / August 20, 2020 @ 4:04 pm. Id of earthquake: ak020aplrpq7. Event ids that are associated: ak020aplrpq7. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.7 km (16 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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