A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 96 km E of Nikolski, Alaska (60 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -167.4386 West, latitude 52.9661 North, depth = 58.8 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/10/19 / 2019-10-02 22:12:38 / October 2, 2019 @ 10:12 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak019cn5ymr3. Unique identifier: ak019cn5ymr3. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:12:38 / 11:12 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 58.8 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 96 km E of Nikolski, Alaska.
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