A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 170 km SSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska (106 miles) on Monday. Id of earthquake: ak15480626. Event ids that are associated: ak15480626. Exact location of event, longitude -160.5255 West, latitude 53.3599 North, depth = 26.2 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26.2 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 13:35:10 / 1:35 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/03/17 / 2017-03-07 00:35:10 / March 7, 2017 @ 12:35 am UTC/GMT.
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 twenty-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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