A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 49 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska (30 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 34.12 km (21 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -168.1985 West, latitude 52.7463 North, depth = 34.12 km. The temblor was reported at 05:14:17 / 5:14 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000d1nw. Event ids that are associated: ak021eywbp6, us7000d1nw. Global time and date of event 09/01/21 / 2021-01-09 05:14:17 / January 9, 2021 @ 5:14 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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