A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 100 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska (62 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -163.0245 West, latitude 53.9753 North, depth = 16.78 km. Event id: us2000a66g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16379206, us2000a66g. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:05:59 / 8:05 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.78 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/07/17 / 2017-07-28 19:05:59 / July 28, 2017 @ 7:05 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 100 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska.
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