A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 140 km S of False Pass, Alaska (87 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/01/16 / 2016-01-14 15:38:54 / January 14, 2016 @ 3:38 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -163.7506 West, latitude 53.601 North, depth = 25.7 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak12464093. Unique identifier: ak12464093. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.7 km (16 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:38:54 / 4:38 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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