A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 56 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska (35 miles) on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/08/17 / 2017-08-29 03:52:01 / August 29, 2017 @ 3:52 am. Unique identifier: ak16738195. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16738195. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:52:01 / 4:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -168.0615 West, latitude 52.8063 North, depth = 33.6 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.6 km (21 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 56 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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