A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.5324 West, latitude 51.6972 North, depth = 12.3 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:48:26 / 10:48 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.3 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16017936. Id of event: ak16017936. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 22:48:26 / May 10, 2017 @ 10:48 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-one, in the last 10 days four hundred and fourty-six, in the past 30 days four hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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