A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 144 km S of False Pass, Alaska (89 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:52:58 / 11:52 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16508410, us2000ad1a. Id of event: us2000ad1a. Exact location of event, longitude -163.4471 West, latitude 53.5549 North, depth = 32.22 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/17 / 2017-08-12 22:52:58 / August 12, 2017 @ 10:52 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 32.22 km (20 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 144 km S of False Pass, Alaska.
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