A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 93 km S of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (58 miles) on Friday. Event id: ak16269578. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16269578. The temblor was picked up at 05:51:40 / 5:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 179.3991° East, 51.1216° North, depth 21.2 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 17:51:40 / July 6, 2017 @ 5:51 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.2 km (13 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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