A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 190 km S of Chirikof Island, Alaska (118 miles). Unique identifier: ak11731515. Ids that are associated to the event: ak11731515. The temblor was reported at 19:01:34 / 7:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -155.6553° West, latitude 54.1154° North, depth = 12 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/09/15 / 2015-09-27 05:01:34 / September 27, 2015 @ 5:01 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 12 km (7 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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