A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 162 km S of False Pass, Alaska (101 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:34:36 / 2:34 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 29/05/17 / 2017-05-29 13:34:36 / May 29, 2017 @ 1:34 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -163.5388° West, 53.3902° North, depth 58.9 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 58.9 km (37 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16136840. Unique identifier: ak16136840.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
How would you describe the shaking?
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: 162 km S of False Pass, Alaska.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.