A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 42 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska (26 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 50.49 km (31 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -168.2933 West, latitude 52.7737 North, depth = 50.49 km. Event id: us7000cfq5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020e0qejub, us7000cfq5. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/10/20 / 2020-10-31 19:30:15 / October 31, 2020 @ 7:30 pm. The temblor was reported at 19:30:15 / 7:30 pm (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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