A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 63 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (39 miles) on Friday. The temblor was detected at 21:10:07 / 9:10 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/08/17 / 2017-08-26 08:10:07 / August 26, 2017 @ 8:10 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000ahsb. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16683341, us2000ahsb. Exact location of event, depth 38 km, -169.0754° West, 52.3777° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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