A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Event id: ak16016220. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16016220. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 23:24:03 / May 9, 2017 @ 11:24 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -178.478° West, 51.7427° North, depth 12.2 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 12.2 km (8 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:24:03 / 11:24 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and seventeen, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty-one, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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