A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 70 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (43 miles). Exact location, longitude -153.0866° West, latitude 59.764° North, depth = 101.2 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:50:25 / 1:50 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak12521871. Event ids that are associated: ak12521871. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/01/16 / 2016-01-26 10:50:25 / January 26, 2016 @ 10:50 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 101.2 km (63 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days fifty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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