A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 59 km ESE of False Pass, Alaska (37 miles) on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us20008frx. Event ids that are associated: ak15154620, us20008frx. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:03:10 / 7:03 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/01/17 / 2017-01-25 16:03:10 / January 25, 2017 @ 4:03 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -162.5973 West, latitude 54.6092 North, depth = 81.4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 81.4 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 59 km ESE of False Pass, Alaska.
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