A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 68 km SE of City of Saint Paul, Alaska (42 miles) on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak12820133. Unique identifier: ak12820133. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/02/16 / 2016-02-15 02:47:02 / February 15, 2016 @ 2:47 am. The temblor was picked up at 17:47:02 / 5:47 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 30.4 km (19 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -169.572 West, latitude 56.6735 North, depth = 30.4 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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