A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 56 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (35 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000ahsk. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16689999, us2000ahsk. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/08/17 / 2017-08-26 22:52:06 / August 26, 2017 @ 10:52 pm. The temblor was detected at 11:52:06 / 11:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -169.0328° West, latitude 52.4413° North, depth = 35 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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