A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 75 km S of Nikolski, Alaska (47 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -169.0522° West, 52.2684° North, depth 17.4 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/08/17 / 2017-08-16 03:39:38 / August 16, 2017 @ 3:39 am. Event id: ak16535056. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16535056. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.4 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 16:39:38 / 4:39 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 75 km S of Nikolski, Alaska.
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