A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 86 km WSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska (53 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/01/16 / 2016-01-01 20:24:16 / January 1, 2016 @ 8:24 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21 km (13 miles). The temblor was reported at 09:24:16 / 9:24 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12380672, us10004as7. Id of event: us10004as7. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -160.7756 West, latitude 54.4624 North, depth = 21 km.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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