A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 154 km S of False Pass, Alaska (96 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 09:53:46 / 9:53 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak14278342. Event ids that are associated: ak14278342. Exact location of earthquake, -163.2275° West, 53.4678° North, depth 25.1 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25.1 km (16 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/10/16 / 2016-10-27 20:53:46 / October 27, 2016 @ 8:53 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 154 km S of False Pass, Alaska.
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