A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16016509. Unique identifier: ak16016509. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:23:54 / 4:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 04:23:54 / May 10, 2017 @ 4:23 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.1 km (8 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.5761 West, latitude 51.7905 North, depth = 12.1 km.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-two, in the last 10 days four hundred and fourty-four, in the past 30 days four hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days five hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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