A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 80 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska (50 miles) on Saturday. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:51:08 / 3:51 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.54 km (21 miles). Exact location, longitude -162.8307° West, latitude 54.213° North, depth = 33.54 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak19817948, us2000fyf9. Id of event: us2000fyf9. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/07/18 / 2018-07-01 00:51:08 / July 1, 2018 @ 12:51 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 80 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska.
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