A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 164 km S of False Pass, Alaska (102 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -163.6185 West, latitude 53.374 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/05/17 / 2017-05-28 18:08:54 / May 28, 2017 @ 6:08 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 07:08:54 / 7:08 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16134765, us10008vzh. Unique identifier: us10008vzh.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-one 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: 164 km S of False Pass, Alaska.
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