A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Unimak Island region, Alaska (0 miles). Unique identifier: ak15429090. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15429090. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:54:06 / 4:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -163.8385° West, latitude 53.6312° North, depth = 19.8 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/03/17 / 2017-03-02 16:54:06 / March 2, 2017 @ 4:54 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 19.8 km (12 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-two 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. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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