A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 14 km NNW of Atka, Alaska (9 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -174.2663 West, latitude 52.3165 North, depth = 192.1 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/01/16 / 2016-01-14 13:08:59 / January 14, 2016 @ 1:08 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 192.1 km (119 miles). Unique identifier: ak12464078. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12464078. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:08:59 / 3:08 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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