A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 68 km N of Nikiski, Alaska (42 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:50:06 / 5:50 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak20280030. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20280030, us1000hbhd. Exact location of event, depth 19.4 km, -151.4525° West, 61.2961° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.4 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 13/10/18 / 2018-10-13 02:50:06 / October 13, 2018 @ 2:50 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 68 km N of Nikiski, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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