A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 47 km SSW of False Pass, Alaska (29 miles) on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us2000ac00. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16490825, us2000ac00. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/08/17 / 2017-08-10 03:11:16 / August 10, 2017 @ 3:11 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 81.53 km (51 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:11:16 / 6:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -163.664° West, 54.4476° North, depth 81.53 km.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 47 km SSW of False Pass, Alaska.
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