A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 274 km S of False Pass, Alaska (170 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:42:58 / 1:42 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak16750913. Event ids that are associated: ak16750913. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/08/17 / 2017-08-20 12:42:58 / August 20, 2017 @ 12:42 pm. Exact location, longitude -162.7052° West, latitude 52.4191° North, depth = 11.7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.7 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 274 km S of False Pass, Alaska.
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