A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 66 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska (41 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15661948. Unique identifier: ak15661948. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:18:12 / 12:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/04/17 / 2017-04-02 23:18:12 / April 2, 2017 @ 11:18 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -169.4584 West, latitude 52.4589 North, depth = 34.5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.5 km (21 miles).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. 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: 66 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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