A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 259 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska (161 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:29:38 / 9:29 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000adqd. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16749979, us2000adqd. Global time and date of event 19/08/17 / 2017-08-19 08:29:38 / August 19, 2017 @ 8:29 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -162.3102° West, 52.616° North, depth 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 259 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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