A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 65 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (40 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/09/17 / 2017-09-02 05:59:13 / September 2, 2017 @ 5:59 am. Exact location of earthquake, -169.3757° West, 52.4325° North, depth 38 km. Unique identifier: us2000aj1u. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16751140, us2000aj1u. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:59:13 / 6:59 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 38 km (24 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 65 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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