A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 87 km S of Atka, Alaska (54 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/09/16 / 2016-09-28 18:05:11 / September 28, 2016 @ 6:05 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -174.3786 West, latitude 51.4159 North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was detected at 06:05:11 / 6:05 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak14086441. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14086441. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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