A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 177 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska (110 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:25:16 / 2:25 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/02/17 / 2017-02-03 13:25:16 / February 3, 2017 @ 1:25 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -167.5231 West, latitude 51.5691 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15196317, us20008ka6. Id of event: us20008ka6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 177 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska.
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