A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 104 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (65 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15261814. Id of event: ak15261814. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.6 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -174.5042° West, 51.2756° North, depth 25.6 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:52:34 / 11:52 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/02/17 / 2017-02-13 11:52:34 / February 13, 2017 @ 11:52 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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