A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 58 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (36 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25.5 km (16 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:44:35 / 12:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/10/16 / 2016-10-30 00:44:35 / October 30, 2016 @ 12:44 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14284101. Id of event: ak14284101. Exact location of event, depth 25.5 km, -174.4102° West, 51.6878° North.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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