A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:37:41 / 11:37 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak15502278. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15502278. Exact location of event, longitude 179.0265 East, latitude 51.1601 North, depth = 13.5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/03/17 / 2017-03-15 23:37:41 / March 15, 2017 @ 11:37 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.5 km (8 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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