A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 99 km ESE of Adak, Alaska (62 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 45.3 km (28 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:52:39 / 11:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -175.2907° West, latitude 51.5954° North, depth = 45.3 km. Event id: ak14774937. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14774937. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/12/16 / 2016-12-21 11:52:39 / December 21, 2016 @ 11:52 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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