A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 157 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska (98 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.6 km (26 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -163.7197 West, latitude 53.4167 North, depth = 41.6 km. Id of earthquake: ak12592724. Event ids that are associated: ak12592724. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/01/16 / 2016-01-31 12:52:19 / January 31, 2016 @ 12:52 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:52:19 / 1:52 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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