A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 156 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska (97 miles). Global time and date of event 31/01/16 / 2016-01-31 16:13:06 / January 31, 2016 @ 4:13 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -163.7057 West, latitude 53.4516 North, depth = 32.85 km. The temblor was reported at 05:13:06 / 5:13 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 32.85 km (20 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak12596263, us20004y9s. Unique identifier: us20004y9s.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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