A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 69 km S of False Pass, Alaska (43 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28.9 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:03:41 / 12:03 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/11/16 / 2016-11-02 23:03:41 / November 2, 2016 @ 11:03 pm. Exact location of event, depth 28.9 km, -163.4612° West, 54.2294° North. Unique identifier: us100076k0. Ids that are associated to the event: ak14294854, us100076k0.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fourty-six, in the past 30 days fifty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 69 km S of False Pass, Alaska.
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