A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 21:40:40 / 9:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/05/17 / 2017-05-29 21:40:40 / May 29, 2017 @ 9:40 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16221851. Id of event: ak16221851. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 126 km (78 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 178.3379° East, latitude 51.951° North, depth = 126 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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