A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported south of Alaska (0 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/02/17 / 2017-02-15 07:46:00 / February 15, 2017 @ 7:46 am UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:46:00 / 7:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -162.6307° West, latitude 52.6724° North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: ak15374494. Event ids that are associated: ak15374494.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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