A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 59 km W of Nikolski, Alaska (37 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -169.7376 West, latitude 52.8597 North, depth = 3.6 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/09/16 / 2016-09-25 10:01:05 / September 25, 2016 @ 10:01 am. Unique identifier: ak14040224. Ids that are associated to the event: ak14040224. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:01:05 / 1:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.6 km (2 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 59 km W of Nikolski, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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