A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 121 km NW of Chirikof Island, Alaska (75 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, -156.8726° West, 56.6683° North, depth 86.8 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 20:41:02 / May 14, 2017 @ 8:41 pm. Id of earthquake: ak16033428. Event ids that are associated: ak16033428. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:41:02 / 11:41 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 86.8 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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