A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 63 km WNW of Nikolski, Alaska (39 miles). Exact location, longitude -169.7913° West, latitude 53.0755° North, depth = 173.17 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/09/18 / 2018-09-02 23:00:16 / September 2, 2018 @ 11:00 pm. Unique identifier: us2000h704. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20240161, us2000h704. The temblor was detected at 13:00:16 / 1:00 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 173.17 km (108 miles).
Each 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 four, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 63 km WNW of Nikolski, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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