A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 62 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska (39 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.82 km (19 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:17:11 / 9:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.2175 West, latitude 51.233 North, depth = 29.82 km. Id of earthquake: us2000ckcz. Event ids that are associated: ak18047259, us2000ckcz. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/01/18 / 2018-01-14 09:17:11 / January 14, 2018 @ 9:17 am.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days seven hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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