A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 67 km S of Nikolski, Alaska (42 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -169.0088 West, latitude 52.3397 North, depth = 13.6 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.6 km (8 miles). Global time and date of event 04/09/17 / 2017-09-04 14:12:58 / September 4, 2017 @ 2:12 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak16762875. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16762875. The temblor was picked up at 03:12:58 / 3:12 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 67 km S of Nikolski, Alaska.
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