A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 157 km S of False Pass, Alaska (98 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:52:31 / 2:52 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 3.7 km (2 miles). Global time and date of event 12/03/17 / 2017-03-12 13:52:31 / March 12, 2017 @ 1:52 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -163.5788 West, latitude 53.4364 North, depth = 3.7 km. Unique identifier: ak15472332. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15472332.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen 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 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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