A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 113 km S of False Pass, Alaska (70 miles). The temblor was picked up at 13:29:54 / 1:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/10/15 / 2015-10-17 00:29:54 / October 17, 2015 @ 12:29 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak11741333. Id of event: ak11741333. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -163.1815 West, latitude 53.8435 North, depth = 8.9 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen 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.
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