A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 48 km WSW of Nikolski, Alaska (30 miles) on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/09/18 / 2018-09-01 16:53:33 / September 1, 2018 @ 4:53 pm. The temblor was detected at 06:53:33 / 6:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -169.558 West, latitude 52.8059 North, depth = 19.47 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.47 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us2000h6qi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20239311, us2000h6qi.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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