A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 166 km S of Kiska Volcano, Alaska (103 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/12/16 / 2016-12-20 14:34:46 / December 20, 2016 @ 2:34 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 14.7 km, 177.2064° East, 50.6239° North. The temblor was picked up at 02:34:46 / 2:34 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.7 km (9 miles). Id of earthquake: ak14822326. Event ids that are associated: ak14822326.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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