A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 191 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska (119 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.4 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/08/19 / 2019-08-12 18:34:59 / August 12, 2019 @ 6:34 pm. Id of earthquake: ak019aarb2s6. Event ids that are associated: ak019aarb2s6. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -162.2235 West, latitude 53.2759 North, depth = 24.4 km. The temblor was reported at 07:34:59 / 7:34 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-three 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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