A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 85 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (53 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.1 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak12291214. Unique identifier: ak12291214. Exact location of event, longitude -169.1799 West, latitude 52.19 North, depth = 11.1 km. Global time and date of event 21/12/15 / 2015-12-21 09:26:20 / December 21, 2015 @ 9:26 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 22:26:20 / 10:26 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 85 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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