A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 92 km E of Nikolski, Alaska (57 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 17.6 km (11 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/08/16 / 2016-08-30 22:36:46 / August 30, 2016 @ 10:36 pm. Exact location, longitude -167.502° West, latitude 53.0176° North, depth = 17.6 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:36:46 / 11:36 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak13888363. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13888363.
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 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 92 km E of Nikolski, Alaska.
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