A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 184 km SE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (114 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.5851 West, latitude 49.9139 North, depth = 42.2 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak12123867, us100043ea. Unique identifier: us100043ea. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.2 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 05:07:17 / 5:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/12/15 / 2015-12-04 17:07:17 / December 4, 2015 @ 5:07 pm.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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