A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 67 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (42 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -169.0629° West, 52.3402° North, depth 25.6 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.6 km (16 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/08/17 / 2017-08-26 08:31:25 / August 26, 2017 @ 8:31 am. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:31:25 / 9:31 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000ad6u. Event ids that are associated: ak16683350, us2000ad6u.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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