A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 63 km N of Nikiski, Alaska (39 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude -151.3897° West, latitude 61.2599° North, depth = 74 km. Event id: ak12438636. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12438636. The temblor was detected at 12:13:29 / 12:13 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 74 km (46 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/01/16 / 2016-01-04 21:13:29 / January 4, 2016 @ 9:13 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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