A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 13:06:38 / 1:06 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38.8 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -168.5824 West, latitude 52.1226 North, depth = 38.8 km. Event id: ak13421690. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13421690. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/03/16 / 2016-03-31 13:06:38 / March 31, 2016 @ 1:06 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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