A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 272 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska (169 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/09/16 / 2016-09-07 21:39:42 / September 7, 2016 @ 9:39 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -162.1637° West, 52.5214° North, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us10006qb8. Event ids that are associated: ak13921801, us10006qb8. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:39:42 / 10:39 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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: 272 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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