A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 71 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska (44 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.01 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 16/02/19 / 2019-02-16 16:26:53 / February 16, 2019 @ 4:26 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 35.01 km, -168.3062° West, 52.393° North. Event id: us1000jbgx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak01925zxxu6, us1000jbgx. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:26:53 / 5:26 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 five, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 71 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska.
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