A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 227 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska (141 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/05/16 / 2016-05-26 09:27:11 / May 26, 2016 @ 9:27 am. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:27:11 / 10:27 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak13612108. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13612108. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.3 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -162.0715 West, latitude 52.9651 North, depth = 8.3 km.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 227 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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