A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 83 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska (52 miles) on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22.36 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 21:07:51 / 9:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -162.9966° West, 54.1394° North, depth 22.36 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/02/17 / 2017-02-21 08:07:51 / February 21, 2017 @ 8:07 am. Id of earthquake: us20008l24. Event ids that are associated: ak15324518, us20008l24.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 83 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska.
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