A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 65 km SSW of Cantwell, Alaska (40 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 22:37:06 / May 14, 2017 @ 10:37 pm. Exact location, longitude -149.622° West, latitude 62.8905° North, depth = 67.6 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 67.6 km (42 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:37:06 / 1:37 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak16033804. Event ids that are associated: ak16033804.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every 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.
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