A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 72 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska (45 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/10/17 / 2017-10-14 00:05:06 / October 14, 2017 @ 12:05 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us1000atjx. Ids that are associated to the event: ak17034516, us1000atjx. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -169.645 West, latitude 52.4882 North, depth = 35 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:05:06 / 1:05 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 72 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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