A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 259 km S of False Pass, Alaska (161 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak14022136. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14022136. Exact location, longitude -162.8042° West, latitude 52.5489° North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/09/16 / 2016-09-17 02:31:18 / September 17, 2016 @ 2:31 am. The temblor was detected at 15:31:18 / 3:31 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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