A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 70 km NW of Nikolski, Alaska (43 miles) on Monday. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:09:48 / 6:09 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 95.72 km (59 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000i6jj. Event ids that are associated: ak20303626, us2000i6jj. Global time and date of event 29/10/18 / 2018-10-29 17:09:48 / October 29, 2018 @ 5:09 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -169.6631 West, latitude 53.3513 North, depth = 95.72 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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