A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 218 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska (135 miles) on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us10005dtz. Event ids that are associated: ak13514329, us10005dtz. Exact location, longitude -161.9108° West, latitude 53.1017° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:33:58 / 4:33 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/04/16 / 2016-04-26 15:33:58 / April 26, 2016 @ 3:33 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 218 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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