A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 45 km SSE of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (28 miles) on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 65.1 km (40 miles). Event id: us10007t7y. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15039595, us10007t7y. The temblor was reported at 13:26:59 / 1:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 65.1 km, 179.7349° East, 51.5475° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/01/17 / 2017-01-09 01:26:59 / January 9, 2017 @ 1:26 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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