A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 23 km W of Atka, Alaska (14 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:41:21 / 1:41 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak12461646. Event ids that are associated: ak12461646. Exact location of event, depth 200.5 km, -174.5441° West, 52.2203° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 200.5 km (125 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/01/16 / 2016-01-12 11:41:21 / January 12, 2016 @ 11:41 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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