A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 48 km SE of False Pass, Alaska (30 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/08/18 / 2018-08-09 08:40:58 / August 9, 2018 @ 8:40 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 76.54 km (48 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:40:58 / 11:40 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000gaqt. Event ids that are associated: ak20036767, us1000gaqt. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -162.8982 West, latitude 54.5364 North, depth = 76.54 km.
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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 48 km SE of False Pass, Alaska.
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