A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.4138° West, latitude 51.6241° North, depth = 11.5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16017372. Id of event: ak16017372. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.5 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 16:23:42 / May 10, 2017 @ 4:23 pm. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:23:42 / 4:23 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and ten, in the last 10 days four hundred and fourty-seven, in the past 30 days four hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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