A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 66 km ESE of False Pass, Alaska (41 miles) on Friday. Unique identifier: ak16361163. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16361163. The temblor was detected at 18:48:30 / 6:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/07/17 / 2017-07-22 05:48:30 / July 22, 2017 @ 5:48 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -162.5129 West, latitude 54.5535 North, depth = 13.8 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.8 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 66 km ESE of False Pass, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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