A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 30 km ENE of Nikolski, Alaska (19 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 75.8 km, -168.4827° West, 53.0847° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 75.8 km (47 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/03/17 / 2017-03-27 22:42:46 / March 27, 2017 @ 10:42 pm. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:42:46 / 12:42 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15643795. Unique identifier: ak15643795.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 30 km ENE of Nikolski, Alaska.
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