A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 97 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska (60 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 35.2 km (22 miles). Unique identifier: us10005hry. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13589548, us10005hry. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:03:34 / 2:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 35.2 km, -162.872° West, 54.038° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/05/16 / 2016-05-16 01:03:34 / May 16, 2016 @ 1:03 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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