A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 112 km S of False Pass, Alaska (70 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -163.1789 West, latitude 53.849 North, depth = 25.5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.5 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/01/17 / 2017-01-09 03:03:10 / January 9, 2017 @ 3:03 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us10007t80. Event ids that are associated: ak15041359, us10007t80. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:03:10 / 4:03 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 112 km S of False Pass, Alaska.
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