A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 91 km S of False Pass, Alaska (57 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28.57 km (18 miles). Exact location of event, depth 28.57 km, -163.4349° West, 54.0315° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/02/16 / 2016-02-03 18:44:12 / February 3, 2016 @ 6:44 pm. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:44:12 / 7:44 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us200050cz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200050cz, ak12657274.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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: 91 km S of False Pass, Alaska.
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