A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 151 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska (94 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/02/19 / 2019-02-22 18:22:56 / February 22, 2019 @ 6:22 pm. The temblor was picked up at 07:22:56 / 7:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 23.78 km, -162.8224° West, 53.5682° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0192fyc18t, us1000jdwv. Id of event: us1000jdwv. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.78 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 151 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska.
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