A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 99 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska (62 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/01/17 / 2017-01-20 01:09:48 / January 20, 2017 @ 1:09 am UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:09:48 / 2:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -164.5154° West, latitude 53.6421° North, depth = 32.79 km. Id of earthquake: us10007vvj. Event ids that are associated: ak15106767, us10007vvj. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 32.79 km (20 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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