A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 93 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (58 miles). The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:07:41 / 7:07 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/03/18 / 2018-03-03 06:07:41 / March 3, 2018 @ 6:07 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -169.2529 West, latitude 52.1299 North, depth = 2.4 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.4 km (1 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18577563. Id of event: ak18577563.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 93 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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