A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 40 km S of Nikolski, Alaska (25 miles) on Saturday. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:54:44 / 8:54 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/09/18 / 2018-09-01 19:54:44 / September 1, 2018 @ 7:54 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -168.7502 West, latitude 52.5782 North, depth = 33.52 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 33.52 km (21 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20239356, us2000h6lg. Id of event: us2000h6lg.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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