A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 258 km SSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska (160 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 32.1 km, -161.4445° West, 52.7545° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 32.1 km (20 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:37:37 / 2:37 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 18/01/18 / 2018-01-18 13:37:37 / January 18, 2018 @ 1:37 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18187270. Id of event: ak18187270.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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