A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 155 km S of False Pass, Alaska (96 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:54:43 / 9:54 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 27.4 km (17 miles). Exact location of event, depth 27.4 km, -163.52° West, 53.4566° North. Id of earthquake: us20004h7k. Event ids that are associated: ak12129977, us20004h7k. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/12/15 / 2015-12-05 08:54:43 / December 5, 2015 @ 8:54 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 155 km S of False Pass, Alaska.
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