A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported Alaska Peninsula (0 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 15:13:54 / 3:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -160.8553 West, latitude 54.5257 North, depth = 7.5 km. Global time and date of event 22/04/17 / 2017-04-22 15:13:54 / April 22, 2017 @ 3:13 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak15798398. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15798398. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.5 km (5 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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