A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 83 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (52 miles) on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak11720993, us10003j07. Unique identifier: us10003j07. Exact location, longitude -169.4493° West, latitude 52.2737° North, depth = 15.8 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.8 km (10 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/09/15 / 2015-09-23 00:41:29 / September 23, 2015 @ 12:41 am. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:41:29 / 1:41 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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