A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 78 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska (48 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:31:14 / 3:31 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10004a63. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12302819, us10004a63. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -169.5212 West, latitude 52.3507 North, depth = 38.26 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/12/15 / 2015-12-25 14:31:14 / December 25, 2015 @ 2:31 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.26 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 78 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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