A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 86 km SSW of Unalaska, Alaska (53 miles) on Friday. Global time and date of event 04/02/17 / 2017-02-04 03:08:16 / February 4, 2017 @ 3:08 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 16:08:16 / 4:08 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15199948. Id of event: ak15199948. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.9 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -166.8065 West, latitude 53.113 North, depth = 17.9 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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