A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 179 km S of Yakutat, Alaska (111 miles). Event id: us100086eu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15341989, us100086eu. Exact location of earthquake, -139.2163° West, 57.956° North, depth 23.59 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/02/17 / 2017-02-23 00:54:32 / February 23, 2017 @ 12:54 am. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:54:32 / 3:54 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.59 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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