A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 160 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska (99 miles) on Saturday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:35:52 / 12:35 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.4 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -163.6909° West, latitude 53.3865° North, depth = 25.4 km. Unique identifier: ak12582315. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12582315. Global time and date of event 30/01/16 / 2016-01-30 23:35:52 / January 30, 2016 @ 11:35 pm UTC/GMT.
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 five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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