A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Event id: ak15891006. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15891006. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:09:27 / 7:09 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.3 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -178.5452° West, latitude 51.7717° North, depth = 13.3 km. Global time and date of event 03/05/17 / 2017-05-03 19:09:27 / May 3, 2017 @ 7:09 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety, in the last 10 days one hundred and one, in the past 30 days one hundred and six and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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