A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Aleutian Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -179.0245° West, 49.9109° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/07/17 / 2017-07-01 04:47:40 / July 1, 2017 @ 4:47 am. The temblor was reported at 04:47:40 / 4:47 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak16242870. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16242870.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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