A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 49 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (30 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/09/16 / 2016-09-16 23:24:27 / September 16, 2016 @ 11:24 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak13995882. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13995882. Exact location of event, longitude -178.4809 West, latitude 51.4939 North, depth = 16 km. The temblor was reported at 14:24:27 / 2:24 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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