A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 84 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska (52 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -168.2925 West, latitude 52.2649 North, depth = 39.3 km. Unique identifier: ak019ac8pft0. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019ac8pft0. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/08/19 / 2019-08-13 08:04:10 / August 13, 2019 @ 8:04 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 39.3 km (24 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:04:10 / 9:04 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 84 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska.
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