A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 71 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska (44 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude -168.6378° West, latitude 52.3152° North, depth = 68.2 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 68.2 km (42 miles). Id of earthquake: ak11733617. Event ids that are associated: ak11733617. The temblor was picked up at 17:47:15 / 5:47 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/10/15 / 2015-10-08 04:47:15 / October 8, 2015 @ 4:47 am UTC/GMT.
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 eight, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-two 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.
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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: 71 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska.
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