A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 66 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (41 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -169.1139° West, 52.3622° North, depth 39.61 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.61 km (25 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16489782, us2000a6qw. Id of event: us2000a6qw. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/08/17 / 2017-08-09 16:47:14 / August 9, 2017 @ 4:47 pm. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:47:14 / 5:47 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 66 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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