A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 81 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (50 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak11710038, us20003n60. Unique identifier: us20003n60. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:27:34 / 11:27 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.4 km (10 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/09/15 / 2015-09-17 22:27:34 / September 17, 2015 @ 10:27 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -169.4203° West, 52.2906° North, depth 16.4 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 81 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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