A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 70 km S of Amukta Island, Alaska (43 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/01/16 / 2016-01-23 10:26:21 / January 23, 2016 @ 10:26 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 70.9 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak12489121. Unique identifier: ak12489121. The temblor was detected at 23:26:21 / 11:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -171.3189° West, latitude 51.8523° North, depth = 70.9 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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