A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 77 km SSW of Unalaska, Alaska (48 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -166.8361° West, 53.1971° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/02/17 / 2017-02-04 03:08:15 / February 4, 2017 @ 3:08 am. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:08:15 / 6:08 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15199948, us20008j3f. Unique identifier: us20008j3f. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each 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 one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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