A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 79 km W of Atka, Alaska (49 miles) on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak18230275, us1000chym. Unique identifier: us1000chym. The temblor was picked up at 04:51:33 / 4:51 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/01/18 / 2018-01-29 14:51:33 / January 29, 2018 @ 2:51 pm. Exact location, longitude -175.3638° West, latitude 52.1256° North, depth = 94 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 94 km (58 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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