A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 160 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska (99 miles). Id of earthquake: us20004xwe. Event ids that are associated: us20004xwe, ak12542861. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/01/16 / 2016-01-28 05:24:42 / January 28, 2016 @ 5:24 am. The temblor was picked up at 18:24:42 / 6:24 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38 km (24 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -163.6626° West, 53.4078° North, depth 38 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 160 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska.
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