A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 145 km S of False Pass, Alaska (90 miles). Exact location, longitude -163.2127° West, latitude 53.5533° North, depth = 38.5 km. Global time and date of event 15/02/17 / 2017-02-15 12:55:40 / February 15, 2017 @ 12:55 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:55:40 / 1:55 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38.5 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us20008m75. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15272110, us20008m75.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 145 km S of False Pass, Alaska.
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