A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 84 km ENE of Adak, Alaska (52 miles) on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 194.3 km (121 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -175.6285 West, latitude 52.2928 North, depth = 194.3 km. Id of earthquake: ak0198a07su. Event ids that are associated: ak0198a07su. The temblor was detected at 14:53:56 / 2:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/01/19 / 2019-01-05 00:53:56 / January 5, 2019 @ 12:53 am.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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