A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 64 km NE of Atka, Alaska (40 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -173.4417° West, 52.5489° North, depth 96.12 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 96.12 km (60 miles). Global time and date of event 23/03/17 / 2017-03-23 17:22:41 / March 23, 2017 @ 5:22 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 05:22:41 / 5:22 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20008ven. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15608755, us20008ven.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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