A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 93 km S of False Pass, Alaska (58 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.74 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0206syaimf, us6000a8u5. Id of event: us6000a8u5. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -163.3578 West, latitude 54.0108 North, depth = 23.74 km. The temblor was detected at 11:34:48 / 11:34 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/05/20 / 2020-05-27 11:34:48 / May 27, 2020 @ 11:34 am.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 93 km S of False Pass, Alaska.
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