A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 40 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska (25 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 77.4 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/10/17 / 2017-10-17 20:10:32 / October 17, 2017 @ 8:10 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -163.1269 West, latitude 54.5229 North, depth = 77.4 km. The temblor was reported at 11:10:32 / 11:10 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak17067892. Event ids that are associated: ak17067892.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five 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.
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