A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 150 km S of False Pass, Alaska (93 miles) on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/10/16 / 2016-10-27 13:52:58 / October 27, 2016 @ 1:52 pm. The temblor was picked up at 02:52:58 / 2:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 25.4 km, -163.268° West, 53.5013° North. Id of earthquake: ak14276939. Event ids that are associated: ak14276939. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.4 km (16 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 150 km S of False Pass, Alaska.
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