A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 110 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (68 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -169.3193° West, 51.9851° North, depth 14.2 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/08/18 / 2018-08-11 01:50:44 / August 11, 2018 @ 1:50 am. Id of earthquake: ak20059200. Event ids that are associated: ak20059200. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:50:44 / 2:50 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.2 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 110 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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