A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 162 km S of False Pass, Alaska (101 miles) on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16253243. Id of event: ak16253243. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/07/17 / 2017-07-04 03:13:54 / July 4, 2017 @ 3:13 am. The temblor was detected at 16:13:54 / 4:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 22.6 km, -163.5458° West, 53.3944° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22.6 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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.
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