A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 41 km SE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (25 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 178.9989° East, 51.7402° North, depth 72.1 km. The temblor was detected at 16:04:02 / 4:04 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 72.1 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/01/16 / 2016-01-11 02:04:02 / January 11, 2016 @ 2:04 am. Event id: us10004erb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12461527, us10004erb.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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