A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 100 km NW of False Pass, Alaska (62 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 117.4 km (73 miles). Event id: ak18472093. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18472093. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:48:23 / 9:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/02/18 / 2018-02-20 20:48:23 / February 20, 2018 @ 8:48 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -164.3336° West, latitude 55.5901° North, depth = 117.4 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 100 km NW of False Pass, Alaska.
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