A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 115 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (71 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.5 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -161.4403° West, 54.4491° North, depth 21.5 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak12498905. Unique identifier: ak12498905. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 14:42:57 / January 24, 2016 @ 2:42 pm. The temblor was reported at 03:42:57 / 3:42 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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