A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 84 km NNE of Nikolski, Alaska (52 miles) on Monday. The temblor was reported at 00:02:41 / 12:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -168.1988 West, latitude 53.5807 North, depth = 262.4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 262.4 km (163 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/02/17 / 2017-02-06 10:02:41 / February 6, 2017 @ 10:02 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15254211. Id of event: ak15254211.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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