A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 103 km SE of False Pass, Alaska (64 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.9 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 01/02/17 / 2017-02-01 22:43:49 / February 1, 2017 @ 10:43 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:43:49 / 11:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -162.4995 West, latitude 54.0915 North, depth = 17.9 km. Id of earthquake: us20008hl2. Event ids that are associated: ak15199516, us20008hl2.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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