A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 69 km ESE of Adak, Alaska (43 miles). Exact location, longitude -175.7631° West, latitude 51.6006° North, depth = 42.53 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 42.53 km (26 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/01/20 / 2020-01-18 16:58:13 / January 18, 2020 @ 4:58 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:58:13 / 4:58 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us60007hpl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020u1jn6a, us60007hpl.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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