A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 89 km SE of Nikolski, Alaska (55 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us70007u6q. Event ids that are associated: us70007u6q. Exact location of earthquake, -167.8526° West, 52.4204° North, depth 35 km. The temblor was reported at 00:00:09 / 12:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/02/20 / 2020-02-15 11:00:09 / February 15, 2020 @ 11:00 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 89 km SE of Nikolski, Alaska.
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