A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 29 km N of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska (18 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, -152.8105° West, 60.7468° North, depth 73.5 km. The temblor was detected at 04:34:45 / 4:34 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak12498266. Event ids that are associated: ak12498266. Global time and date of event 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 13:34:45 / January 24, 2016 @ 1:34 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 73.5 km (46 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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