A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 147 km S of False Pass, Alaska (91 miles). The temblor was detected at 12:59:35 / 12:59 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14279199. Id of event: ak14279199. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/10/16 / 2016-10-27 23:59:35 / October 27, 2016 @ 11:59 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 58 km, -163.3068° West, 53.5295° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 147 km S of False Pass, Alaska.
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