A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 163 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska (101 miles) on Sunday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:13:04 / 5:13 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.4 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12596263. Id of event: ak12596263. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/01/16 / 2016-01-31 16:13:04 / January 31, 2016 @ 4:13 pm. Exact location, longitude -163.665° West, latitude 53.3644° North, depth = 31.4 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 163 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska.
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