A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 62 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (39 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/08/17 / 2017-08-11 12:17:32 / August 11, 2017 @ 12:17 pm. The temblor was reported at 01:17:32 / 1:17 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.1 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak16496324. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16496324. Exact location of event, longitude -169.0747 West, latitude 52.395 North, depth = 21.1 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 62 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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