A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 70 km NW of Nikolski, Alaska (43 miles). The temblor was detected at 12:34:23 / 12:34 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 207.05 km (129 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/02/18 / 2018-02-19 23:34:23 / February 19, 2018 @ 11:34 pm. Id of earthquake: us2000d905. Event ids that are associated: ak18571291, us2000d905. Exact location of event, longitude -169.6223 West, latitude 53.3756 North, depth = 207.05 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 70 km NW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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