A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 101 km S of Nikolski, Alaska (63 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -169.1214° West, 52.0403° North, depth 5.35 km. Unique identifier: us2000dbs8. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18577563, us2000dbs8. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.35 km (3 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:07:41 / 7:07 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 03/03/18 / 2018-03-03 06:07:41 / March 3, 2018 @ 6:07 am UTC/GMT.
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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 101 km S of Nikolski, Alaska.
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