A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 86 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (53 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.2 km (9 miles). Exact location of event, depth 15.2 km, -169.1251° West, 52.1762° North. Unique identifier: ak14004771. Ids that are associated to the event: ak14004771. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:42:40 / 3:42 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/09/16 / 2016-09-20 14:42:40 / September 20, 2016 @ 2:42 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-nine 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: 86 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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