A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 82 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (51 miles). Event id: ak14320339. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14320339. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/11/16 / 2016-11-12 20:20:10 / November 12, 2016 @ 8:20 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -164.913° West, 53.6009° North, depth 59.6 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 59.6 km (37 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:20:10 / 9:20 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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