A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 125 km S of Amatignak Island, Alaska (78 miles) on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16242870, us2000a1ld. Id of event: us2000a1ld. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.87 km (12 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/07/17 / 2017-07-01 04:47:39 / July 1, 2017 @ 4:47 am UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:47:39 / 4:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -179.0324 West, latitude 50.1306 North, depth = 19.87 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-two 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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