A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 82 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (51 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/09/15 / 2015-09-05 09:19:27 / September 5, 2015 @ 9:19 am. Id of earthquake: us20003ixk. Event ids that are associated: ak11692761, us20003ixk. The temblor was detected at 21:19:27 / 9:19 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.1 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -174.561° West, latitude 51.4888° North, depth = 0.1 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-four, in the last 10 days eighty-five, in the past 30 days ninety-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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