A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 56 km SE of False Pass, Alaska (35 miles) on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0204qn3hhm, us700090f3. Unique identifier: us700090f3. Exact location of earthquake, -162.802° West, 54.4893° North, depth 67.63 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:04:36 / 9:04 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 12/04/20 / 2020-04-12 18:04:36 / April 12, 2020 @ 6:04 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 67.63 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 56 km SE of False Pass, Alaska.
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