A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 94 km S of False Pass, Alaska (58 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.5 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 17:58:04 / 5:58 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16838775. Id of event: ak16838775. Exact location of event, longitude -163.1812 West, latitude 54.0118 North, depth = 9.5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/09/17 / 2017-09-17 04:58:04 / September 17, 2017 @ 4:58 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 94 km S of False Pass, Alaska.
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