A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 139 km S of False Pass, Alaska (86 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.6 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -163.2773 West, latitude 53.5974 North, depth = 8.6 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15331526. Unique identifier: ak15331526. The temblor was picked up at 05:36:42 / 5:36 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/02/17 / 2017-02-13 16:36:42 / February 13, 2017 @ 4:36 pm.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 139 km S of False Pass, Alaska.
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