A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 08:23:43 / 8:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.4488° West, latitude 51.609° North, depth = 13.7 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 08:23:43 / May 10, 2017 @ 8:23 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 13.7 km (9 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16016802. Id of event: ak16016802.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-five, 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 seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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