A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 70 km S of Atka, Alaska (43 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.5 km (2 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:52:45 / 4:52 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/01/16 / 2016-01-23 16:52:45 / January 23, 2016 @ 4:52 pm. Event id: ak12490529. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12490529. Exact location of event, longitude -174.1495 West, latitude 51.5639 North, depth = 2.5 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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