A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Southern Alaska (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 20:52:19 / January 24, 2016 @ 8:52 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 104.9 km (65 miles). Exact location of event, depth 104.9 km, -152.9753° West, 59.8191° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12501956. Id of event: ak12501956. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:52:19 / 8:52 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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