A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 151 km S of False Pass, Alaska (94 miles). Exact location of event, depth 20.4 km, -163.1355° West, 53.5032° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/10/16 / 2016-10-27 12:01:47 / October 27, 2016 @ 12:01 pm. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:01:47 / 1:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.4 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak14276458. Unique identifier: ak14276458.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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