A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 36 km SSE of Amukta Island, Alaska (22 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak11731689, us10003lbc. Id of event: us10003lbc. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/09/15 / 2015-09-30 12:13:50 / September 30, 2015 @ 12:13 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53.3 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 01:13:50 / 1:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -171.1475 West, latitude 52.1712 North, depth = 53.3 km.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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