A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 8 km E of Circle Hot Springs Station, Alaska (5 miles) on Friday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:31:00 / 9:31 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak16441210. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16441210. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/08/17 / 2017-08-05 06:31:00 / August 5, 2017 @ 6:31 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.1 km (9 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -144.5086 West, latitude 65.4822 North, depth = 14.1 km.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight 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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