A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 71 km SE of False Pass, Alaska (44 miles). Exact location of event, depth 43.4 km, -162.672° West, 54.3731° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 43.4 km (27 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:49:48 / 5:49 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak11728578. Unique identifier: ak11728578. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/10/15 / 2015-10-02 01:49:48 / October 2, 2015 @ 1:49 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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