A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 86 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska (53 miles). Exact location, longitude -162.684° West, latitude 54.2034° North, depth = 23.6 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.6 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/11/16 / 2016-11-02 16:41:17 / November 2, 2016 @ 4:41 pm. The temblor was reported at 08:41:17 / 8:41 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14293747, us100076k1. Id of event: us100076k1.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fourty-three, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 86 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska.
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