A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 77 km WSW of False Pass, Alaska (48 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 07:40:43 / 7:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -164.5016 West, latitude 54.5585 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us20007gpk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14250356, us20007gpk. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/10/16 / 2016-10-20 15:40:43 / October 20, 2016 @ 3:40 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 77 km WSW of False Pass, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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