A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:23:40 / 5:23 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/02/17 / 2017-02-19 05:23:40 / February 19, 2017 @ 5:23 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15303795. Id of event: ak15303795. Exact location of event, longitude -169.5169 West, latitude 52.8836 North, depth = 4.7 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.7 km (3 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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