A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 109 km S of Nikolski, Alaska (68 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -168.7153 West, latitude 51.9585 North, depth = 33.42 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/10/17 / 2017-10-06 20:11:21 / October 6, 2017 @ 8:11 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us1000aqk9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16991181, us1000aqk9. The temblor was picked up at 09:11:21 / 9:11 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.42 km (21 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 109 km S of Nikolski, Alaska.
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