A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 46 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska (29 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 45.87 km (29 miles). The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:51:02 / 5:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -168.2027 West, latitude 52.8426 North, depth = 45.87 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/02/17 / 2017-02-18 16:51:02 / February 18, 2017 @ 4:51 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15298628, us20008m89. Unique identifier: us20008m89.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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