A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 87 km E of Old Iliamna, Alaska (54 miles) on Friday. Id of earthquake: ak12553179. Event ids that are associated: ak12553179. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/01/16 / 2016-01-29 10:23:07 / January 29, 2016 @ 10:23 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 114.4 km (71 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -153.3823 West, latitude 59.654 North, depth = 114.4 km. The temblor was reported at 01:23:07 / 1:23 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seventy, in the past 30 days seventy-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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