A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 70 km S of Atka, Alaska (43 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.5 km (2 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -174.1495° West, 51.5639° North, depth 2.5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/01/16 / 2016-01-23 16:52:45 / January 23, 2016 @ 4:52 pm. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:52:45 / 4:52 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12490529, us20004vad. Id of event: us20004vad.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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.
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