A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.8 km (3 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16005006. Unique identifier: ak16005006. The temblor was reported at 06:11:09 / 6:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.4751 West, latitude 51.6811 North, depth = 4.8 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 06:11:09 / May 9, 2017 @ 6:11 am UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and eighty-nine, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty-five, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixty and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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