A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 45.9 km, -174.6724° West, 51.8874° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15798569. Id of event: ak15798569. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 45.9 km (29 miles). Global time and date of event 22/04/17 / 2017-04-22 18:45:58 / April 22, 2017 @ 6:45 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:45:58 / 6:45 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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