A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.4757 West, latitude 51.6626 North, depth = 11.7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.7 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak15901895. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15901895. The temblor was picked up at 07:27:03 / 7:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/05/17 / 2017-05-04 07:27:03 / May 4, 2017 @ 7:27 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fifty, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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