A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 45 km SSE of Amukta Island, Alaska (28 miles). Global time and date of event 01/02/16 / 2016-02-01 19:51:31 / February 1, 2016 @ 7:51 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.5 km (21 miles). The temblor was reported at 08:51:31 / 8:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -171.1233° West, latitude 52.0908° North, depth = 33.5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12801362. Id of event: ak12801362.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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