A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Event id: ak16217273. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16217273. The temblor was detected at 17:37:22 / 5:37 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/06/17 / 2017-06-23 17:37:22 / June 23, 2017 @ 5:37 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.4 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.8728 West, latitude 51.0646 North, depth = 5.4 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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