A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 74 km NNW of Amukta Island, Alaska (46 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/12/15 / 2015-12-20 16:25:12 / December 20, 2015 @ 4:25 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 45.73 km (28 miles). The temblor was detected at 05:25:12 / 5:25 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10004a5b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12324744, us10004a5b. Exact location, longitude -171.8446° West, latitude 53.0572° North, depth = 45.73 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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