A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 14 km SSE of Haines, Alaska (9 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.6 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 28/10/16 / 2016-10-28 22:30:55 / October 28, 2016 @ 10:30 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:30:55 / 2:30 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000741i. Event ids that are associated: ak14283284, us1000741i. Exact location of earthquake, -135.305° West, 59.117° North, depth 4.6 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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