A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 33 km WSW of Nikolski, Alaska (21 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 9.8 km, -169.3522° West, 52.8731° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.8 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 26/02/17 / 2017-02-26 00:28:14 / February 26, 2017 @ 12:28 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 15:28:14 / 3:28 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak15394096. Event ids that are associated: ak15394096.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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: 33 km WSW of Nikolski, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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