A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -176.3956° West, 51.2473° North, depth 19.4 km. Id of earthquake: ak15703382. Event ids that are associated: ak15703382. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:44:52 / 12:44 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/04/17 / 2017-04-04 12:44:52 / April 4, 2017 @ 12:44 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.4 km (12 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 twenty-two, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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