A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Exact location, longitude 178.9906° East, latitude 51.6154° North, depth = 47.3 km. The temblor was picked up at 14:57:27 / 2:57 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 47.3 km (29 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/03/17 / 2017-03-02 14:57:27 / March 2, 2017 @ 2:57 pm. Event id: ak15460679. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15460679.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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