A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 143 km S of False Pass, Alaska (89 miles) on Thursday. Event id: ak14279718. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14279718. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/10/16 / 2016-10-28 01:53:27 / October 28, 2016 @ 1:53 am. Exact location, longitude -163.3026° West, latitude 53.5591° North, depth = 36.8 km. The temblor was reported at 14:53:27 / 2:53 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.8 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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-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 struck near.
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