A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 132 km S of False Pass, Alaska (82 miles). Id of earthquake: ak14291189. Event ids that are associated: ak14291189. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/10/16 / 2016-10-27 12:48:22 / October 27, 2016 @ 12:48 pm. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:48:22 / 1:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -163.4264° West, latitude 53.6573° North, depth = 5 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 132 km S of False Pass, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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