A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 10 km SW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (6 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/02/17 / 2017-02-18 11:46:02 / February 18, 2017 @ 11:46 am. Exact location, longitude 178.3911° East, latitude 51.8824° North, depth = 117.64 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 117.64 km (73 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:46:02 / 1:46 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15374634, us20008m81. Unique identifier: us20008m81.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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