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 25.2 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -163.1673° West, 53.4394° North, depth 25.2 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:04:29 / 1:04 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/10/16 / 2016-10-27 12:04:29 / October 27, 2016 @ 12:04 pm. Id of earthquake: ak14276469. Event ids that are associated: ak14276469.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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