A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Alaska Peninsula (0 miles). Event id: ak13427949. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13427949. Exact location, longitude -157.9549° West, latitude 56.99° North, depth = 16.5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/04/16 / 2016-04-05 14:36:30 / April 5, 2016 @ 2:36 pm. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:36:30 / 2:36 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.5 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days sixty-one, in the past 30 days sixty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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