A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 143 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska (89 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.7 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13882859. Id of event: ak13882859. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/08/16 / 2016-08-28 16:13:06 / August 28, 2016 @ 4:13 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -162.946 West, latitude 53.5872 North, depth = 21.7 km. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:13:06 / 5:13 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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: 143 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska.
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