A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 19 km WSW of False Pass, Alaska (12 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:40:19 / 4:40 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us60006qex. Event ids that are associated: ak019fptrxzz, us60006qex. Exact location of event, depth 160.19 km, -163.6853° West, 54.7658° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 160.19 km (100 miles). Global time and date of event 08/12/19 / 2019-12-08 13:40:19 / December 8, 2019 @ 1:40 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-nine 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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