A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 53 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (33 miles). Global time and date of event 18/01/17 / 2017-01-18 00:09:11 / January 18, 2017 @ 12:09 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 15.5 km (10 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:09:11 / 2:09 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10007vm2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15088565, us10007vm2. Exact location of event, depth 15.5 km, 178.9007° East, 51.534° North.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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