A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Global time and date of event 05/05/17 / 2017-05-05 02:56:14 / May 5, 2017 @ 2:56 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16058806. Unique identifier: ak16058806. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:56:14 / 2:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -171.773° West, 52.2431° North, depth 87.3 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 87.3 km (54 miles).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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