A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 160 km S of False Pass, Alaska (99 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:17:49 / 3:17 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.7 km (2 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17289658. Id of event: ak17289658. Exact location of event, depth 3.7 km, -163.6177° West, 53.4156° North. Global time and date of event 18/11/17 / 2017-11-18 14:17:49 / November 18, 2017 @ 2:17 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 160 km S of False Pass, Alaska.
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