A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 62 km SE of Little Diomede Island, Alaska (39 miles) on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/01/16 / 2016-01-31 10:10:58 / January 31, 2016 @ 10:10 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.4 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -167.9162 West, latitude 65.3509 North, depth = 14.4 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak12714296. Unique identifier: ak12714296. The temblor was detected at 01:10:58 / 1:10 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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