A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 60 km SSW of False Pass, Alaska (37 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 69.48 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 69.48 km, -163.654° West, 54.3246° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019bmsekes, us70005qyt. Id of event: us70005qyt. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/09/19 / 2019-09-10 22:57:03 / September 10, 2019 @ 10:57 pm. The temblor was picked up at 11:57:03 / 11:57 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven 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 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 60 km SSW of False Pass, Alaska.
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