A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 190 km S of False Pass, Alaska (118 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -163.358° West, latitude 53.1438° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 17:09:48 / 5:09 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10006uat. Event ids that are associated: us10006uat. Global time and date of event 01/10/16 / 2016-10-01 04:09:48 / October 1, 2016 @ 4:09 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 190 km S of False Pass, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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