A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 54 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska (34 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 16:38:46 / 4:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/10/15 / 2015-10-07 03:38:46 / October 7, 2015 @ 3:38 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.9 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak11732890. Ids that are associated to the event: ak11732890. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -168.6363 West, latitude 52.4675 North, depth = 51.9 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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