A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 160 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska (99 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/01/16 / 2016-01-28 05:24:42 / January 28, 2016 @ 5:24 am. Id of earthquake: ak12542861. Event ids that are associated: ak12542861. The temblor was picked up at 18:24:42 / 6:24 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -163.6626 West, latitude 53.4078 North, depth = 38 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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