A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 29 km W of Nikolski, Alaska (18 miles). Unique identifier: us20009wlt. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16335213, us20009wlt. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 202.28 km (126 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -169.3121° West, latitude 52.9488° North, depth = 202.28 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/07/17 / 2017-07-15 13:27:17 / July 15, 2017 @ 1:27 pm. The temblor was detected at 03:27:17 / 3:27 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 29 km W of Nikolski, Alaska.
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