A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes Alaska Peninsula (0 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 17 km, -157.7056° West, 57.073° North. The temblor was detected at 09:21:00 / 9:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 09:21:00 / April 2, 2016 @ 9:21 am. Id of earthquake: ak13425359. Event ids that are associated: ak13425359.
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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