A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 57 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (35 miles). The temblor was reported at 18:58:07 / 6:58 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16489120. Id of event: ak16489120. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.3 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/08/17 / 2017-08-09 05:58:07 / August 9, 2017 @ 5:58 am. Exact location of event, longitude -169.0388 West, latitude 52.4299 North, depth = 24.3 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 57 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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