A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 111 km S of False Pass, Alaska (69 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:38:54 / 11:38 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.2 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/08/17 / 2017-08-02 10:38:54 / August 2, 2017 @ 10:38 am. Exact location of event, depth 13.2 km, -163.1739° West, 53.8625° North. Unique identifier: us2000aace. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16403105, us2000aace.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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