A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 105 km NNW of Nikiski, Alaska (65 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019ecbo8do. Id of event: ak019ecbo8do. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:15:31 / 11:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/11/19 / 2019-11-08 20:15:31 / November 8, 2019 @ 8:15 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.5 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -152.004 West, latitude 61.5722 North, depth = 8.5 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 105 km NNW of Nikiski, Alaska.
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