A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 271 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (168 miles) on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/01/19 / 2019-01-06 17:55:37 / January 6, 2019 @ 5:55 pm. Id of earthquake: ak019a7obho. Event ids that are associated: ak019a7obho. The temblor was reported at 07:55:37 / 7:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -149.1962 West, latitude 56.098 North, depth = 12 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days four thousand, one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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