A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 204 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska (127 miles) on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.8 km (5 miles). The temblor was detected at 13:35:57 / 1:35 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16750651. Id of event: ak16750651. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/08/17 / 2017-08-22 00:35:57 / August 22, 2017 @ 12:35 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -161.9671° West, 53.2276° North, depth 8.8 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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