A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 206 km SW of Chernabura Island, Alaska (128 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -161.3322 West, latitude 53.2556 North, depth = 30 km. The temblor was reported at 13:31:56 / 1:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/01/16 / 2016-01-10 00:31:56 / January 10, 2016 @ 12:31 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 30 km (19 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak12461308. Unique identifier: ak12461308.
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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-nine 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.
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