A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 41 km NE of Nikolski, Alaska (25 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -168.3952° West, 53.178° North, depth 72.7 km. Id of earthquake: ak11734708. Event ids that are associated: ak11734708. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:51:58 / 8:51 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 72.7 km (45 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/10/15 / 2015-10-10 05:51:58 / October 10, 2015 @ 5:51 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 41 km NE of Nikolski, Alaska.
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