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). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/10/16 / 2016-10-30 00:44:35 / October 30, 2016 @ 12:44 am. The temblor was reported at 12:44:35 / 12:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -174.4102° West, latitude 51.6878° North, depth = 25.5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14284101, us100073wg. Id of event: us100073wg.
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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