A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 157 km S of False Pass, Alaska (98 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.3 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 07:17:45 / 7:17 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak14277816. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14277816. Exact location, longitude -163.1214° West, latitude 53.4497° North, depth = 25.3 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/10/16 / 2016-10-27 18:17:45 / October 27, 2016 @ 6:17 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 157 km S of False Pass, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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