A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 223 km S of False Pass, Alaska (139 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15254235, us20008j47. Id of event: us20008j47. The temblor was detected at 04:59:48 / 4:59 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.2 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/02/17 / 2017-02-06 15:59:48 / February 6, 2017 @ 3:59 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -163.0512 West, latitude 52.8566 North, depth = 15.2 km.
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 five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 223 km S of False Pass, Alaska.
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