A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 51 km NE of Akutan, Alaska (32 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude -165.2912° West, latitude 54.505° North, depth = 110.3 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/10/15 / 2015-10-14 10:39:57 / October 14, 2015 @ 10:39 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 110.3 km (69 miles). Event id: ak11739262. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak11739262. The temblor was reported at 02:39:57 / 2:39 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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