A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Southeastern Alaska (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -136.7672 West, latitude 59.8498 North, depth = 5 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16020429. Unique identifier: ak16020429. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:42:04 / 12:42 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 12:42:04 / May 1, 2017 @ 12:42 pm UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one 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.
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