A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 96 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (60 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/09/17 / 2017-09-12 07:31:53 / September 12, 2017 @ 7:31 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 36.52 km, -169.335° West, 52.1151° North. Id of earthquake: us2000aq5j. Event ids that are associated: ak16821020, us2000aq5j. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:31:53 / 8:31 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 36.52 km (23 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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