A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 150 km SSE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (93 miles). Global time and date of event 11/01/16 / 2016-01-11 02:12:25 / January 11, 2016 @ 2:12 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak12461528. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12461528. Exact location of event, longitude -178.0973 West, latitude 50.0672 North, depth = 32.8 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 32.8 km (20 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:12:25 / 2:12 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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