A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Alaska Peninsula (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:18:39 / 10:18 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 10:18:39 / April 2, 2016 @ 10:18 am. Exact location of event, longitude -157.7497 West, latitude 57.1316 North, depth = 14 km. Unique identifier: ak13425369. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13425369.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days sixty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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