A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, south of Alaska (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/05/17 / 2017-05-06 04:56:32 / May 6, 2017 @ 4:56 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -156.9461 West, latitude 55.5093 North, depth = 4.4 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15934888. Id of event: ak15934888. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.4 km (3 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:56:32 / 4:56 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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