A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 69 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (43 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -169.2903 West, latitude 52.3697 North, depth = 16.6 km. Event id: ak14281865. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14281865. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.6 km (10 miles). The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:45:47 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/10/16 / 2016-10-28 10:45:47 / October 28, 2016 @ 10:45 am.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 69 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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