A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 126 km S of False Pass, Alaska (78 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -163.6519 West, latitude 53.7248 North, depth = 30.5 km. The temblor was detected at 09:52:24 / 9:52 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 30.5 km (19 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak13899188. Unique identifier: ak13899188. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 20:52:24 / September 3, 2016 @ 8:52 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 126 km S of False Pass, Alaska.
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