A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 158 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska (98 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude -167.8849° West, latitude 51.6471° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:00:08 / 1:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/01/21 / 2021-01-15 01:00:08 / January 15, 2021 @ 1:00 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us7000d0gt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak021otnons, us7000d0gt.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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