A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 113 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (70 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude -161.4594° West, latitude 54.4751° North, depth = 24 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/04/16 / 2016-04-30 06:49:32 / April 30, 2016 @ 6:49 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24 km (15 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13504839, us10005g6k. Id of event: us10005g6k. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:49:32 / 7:49 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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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