A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 217 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska (135 miles). Exact location of event, depth 0.7 km, -162.0507° West, 53.0683° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20289204. Unique identifier: ak20289204. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/10/18 / 2018-10-17 07:34:26 / October 17, 2018 @ 7:34 am. The temblor was reported at 20:34:26 / 8:34 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.7 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 217 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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