A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 70 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (43 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/07/18 / 2018-07-21 19:02:00 / July 21, 2018 @ 7:02 pm. The temblor was detected at 08:02:00 / 8:02 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.02 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000gdzj. Event ids that are associated: ak19935029, us2000gdzj. Exact location of earthquake, -169.2204° West, 52.3379° North, depth 19.02 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 70 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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