A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 252 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska (157 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 06:18:30 / 6:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/08/17 / 2017-08-24 17:18:30 / August 24, 2017 @ 5:18 pm. Unique identifier: us2000abf4. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16653665, us2000abf4. Exact location of earthquake, -162.6381° West, 52.6299° North, depth 10 km.
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 seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 252 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska.
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