A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 50 km ENE of Adak, Alaska (31 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.0135 West, latitude 52.0891 North, depth = 189.6 km. The temblor was picked up at 14:06:23 / 2:06 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/11/16 / 2016-11-16 00:06:23 / November 16, 2016 @ 12:06 am UTC/GMT. Event id: ak14351142. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14351142. The epicenter was at a depth of 189.6 km (118 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and six 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. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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