A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 49 km N of False Pass, Alaska (30 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/03/16 / 2016-03-22 17:37:20 / March 22, 2016 @ 5:37 pm. Exact location, longitude -163.5055° West, latitude 55.2932° North, depth = 196.1 km. The temblor was detected at 06:37:20 / 6:37 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13046942. Id of event: ak13046942. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 196.1 km (122 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven 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. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 49 km N of False Pass, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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