A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 14 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (9 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 178.5087 East, latitude 51.818 North, depth = 115 km. Global time and date of event 06/02/17 / 2017-02-06 02:13:26 / February 6, 2017 @ 2:13 am UTC/GMT. Event id: ak15210009. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15210009. The epicenter was at a depth of 115 km (71 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:13:26 / 4:13 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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