A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 0.8 km, -174.3334° West, 51.4714° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.8 km (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/04/16 / 2016-04-14 02:27:25 / April 14, 2016 @ 2:27 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13433841. Id of event: ak13433841. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:27:25 / 2:27 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days sixty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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