A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 27 km ESE of Sand Point, Alaska (17 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -160.0815 West, latitude 55.2594 North, depth = 9 km. Global time and date of event 15/02/17 / 2017-02-15 02:26:52 / February 15, 2017 @ 2:26 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us20008m6f. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15269812, us20008m6f. The temblor was picked up at 17:26:52 / 5:26 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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