A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 47 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (29 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -169.0355° West, 52.5211° North, depth 50.12 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/08/17 / 2017-08-27 12:19:12 / August 27, 2017 @ 12:19 pm. The temblor was picked up at 01:19:12 / 1:19 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 50.12 km (31 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16705293, us2000ac8h. Unique identifier: us2000ac8h.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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