A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 136 km SE of False Pass, Alaska (85 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/02/17 / 2017-02-17 07:35:58 / February 17, 2017 @ 7:35 am. Unique identifier: ak15283626. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15283626. Exact location of event, longitude -161.819 West, latitude 54.0494 North, depth = 2.8 km. The temblor was detected at 20:35:58 / 8:35 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.8 km (2 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 136 km SE of False Pass, Alaska.
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