A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 42 km SSW of Unalaska, Alaska (26 miles) on Saturday. Exact location, longitude -166.7315° West, latitude 53.5127° North, depth = 89.5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 89.5 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/07/17 / 2017-07-08 12:20:26 / July 8, 2017 @ 12:20 pm. The temblor was picked up at 03:20:26 / 3:20 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak16294492. Event ids that are associated: ak16294492.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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