A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 128 km SSW of Middleton Island, Alaska (80 miles). Global time and date of event 08/01/16 / 2016-01-08 15:44:44 / January 8, 2016 @ 3:44 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 05:44:44 / 5:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -147.4363° West, latitude 58.4334° North, depth = 0.1 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12451851. Id of event: ak12451851. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.1 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 0 and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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