A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, south of Alaska (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.5 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak12438497. Event ids that are associated: ak12438497. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/12/15 / 2015-12-21 11:02:46 / December 21, 2015 @ 11:02 am. Exact location of event, depth 41.5 km, -161.2928° West, 53.6117° North. The temblor was detected at 11:02:46 / 11:02 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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