A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 42 km WSW of Nikolski, Alaska (26 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/10/18 / 2018-10-10 16:02:01 / October 10, 2018 @ 4:02 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.8 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -169.4533 West, latitude 52.8074 North, depth = 4.8 km. Event id: ak20275774. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20275774. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:02:01 / 6:02 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 42 km WSW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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