A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 89 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska (55 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.7 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10003nf7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak11733643, us10003nf7. The temblor was reported at 19:30:00 / 7:30 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/10/15 / 2015-10-08 06:30:00 / October 8, 2015 @ 6:30 am. Exact location of event, longitude -168.3976 West, latitude 52.1881 North, depth = 25.7 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 89 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska.
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