A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 157 km S of False Pass, Alaska (98 miles) on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -163.2921° West, latitude 53.4418° North, depth = 40.3 km. The temblor was reported at 21:23:49 / 9:23 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 40.3 km (25 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14308724. Id of event: ak14308724. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/10/16 / 2016-10-31 08:23:49 / October 31, 2016 @ 8:23 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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