A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 157 km W of Nikolski, Alaska (98 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude -171.1992° West, latitude 52.8502° North, depth = 218.89 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 218.89 km (136 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:20:59 / 11:20 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000c2pv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020c1omb7r, us6000c2pv. Global time and date of event 18/09/20 / 2020-09-18 23:20:59 / September 18, 2020 @ 11:20 pm UTC/GMT.
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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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: 157 km W of Nikolski, Alaska.
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