A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 76 km SSW of Amukta Island, Alaska (47 miles) on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -171.5882° West, latitude 51.8323° North, depth = 69.9 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/09/16 / 2016-09-02 02:56:41 / September 2, 2016 @ 2:56 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak13964083. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13964083. The temblor was detected at 15:56:41 / 3:56 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 69.9 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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