A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 141 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska (88 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 29 km (18 miles). Global time and date of event 04/04/17 / 2017-04-04 16:53:14 / April 4, 2017 @ 4:53 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak15703466. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15703466. Exact location, longitude -162.7884° West, latitude 53.634° North, depth = 29 km. The temblor was detected at 05:53:14 / 5:53 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 141 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska.
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