A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 155 km S of False Pass, Alaska (96 miles) on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 21:17:17 / 9:17 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.6 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/12/15 / 2015-12-05 08:17:17 / December 5, 2015 @ 8:17 am. Unique identifier: us20004h6s. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004h6s, ak12129975. Exact location of event, depth 17.6 km, -163.5863° West, 53.4552° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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