A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 20 km N of Nikolski, Alaska (12 miles). Exact location of event, depth 113.67 km, -168.8974° West, 53.1246° North. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:36:18 / 6:36 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000adc5. Event ids that are associated: ak16543780, us2000adc5. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/08/17 / 2017-08-17 03:36:18 / August 17, 2017 @ 3:36 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 113.67 km (71 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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