A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 18 km ENE of Nikolski, Alaska (11 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 51.19 km, -168.6154° West, 52.9929° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/12/19 / 2019-12-20 05:42:28 / December 20, 2019 @ 5:42 am. Event id: us70006srx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019g9jh2zv, us70006srx. The epicenter was at a depth of 51.19 km (32 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:42:28 / 7:42 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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: 18 km ENE of Nikolski, Alaska.
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